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Definition of smugness noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

smugness

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˈsmʌɡnəs//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈsmʌɡnəs//
 
[uncountable] (disapproving)
 
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the quality of looking or feeling too pleased about something you have done or achieved synonym complacency There was a hint of smugness in her voice.