uncomplacent

adjective
un·​com·​pla·​cent | \ ˌən-kəm-ˈplā-sᵊnt How to pronounce uncomplacent (audio) \

Definition of uncomplacent

: not feeling or showing satisfaction with oneself or one's position or achievements : not complacent a confident but uncomplacent attitude

First Known Use of uncomplacent

1805, in the meaning defined above

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“Uncomplacent.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/uncomplacent. Accessed 3 Aug. 2020.

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