Nerd: an intelligent but single-minded person obsessed with a nonsocial hobby or pursuit

Do you get excited when you discover that an oft-used word does not mean what you think it does? Me neither.
But if I was that kind of person, I would be astonished to find that Complacent means self-satisfied or smug and derives in part from the Latin verb placere (to please). Example:He felt complacent about his excellent examination results.
I always thought it meant laziness caused by success or routine.


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