Submissive and stubborn

complaisant
(adj)
cǝm-PLAY-zǝnt
Meaning

eager to please; obliging

1st Sample Sentence

If you are too complaisant with people, they will take advantage of you.

Root

com (intensive prefix)#placere (to please) (Latin)

Synonyms

amenable, complaisant, compliant, docile, tractable

Antonyms

contentious, headstrong, intractable, obstinate, recalcitrant, refractory

Mnemonics

com + plais (please) + ant come and please the a (u)nt. lol Complacent is self satisfied and Complaisant is a person who satisfies other people FOCUS ON sant (saint!), who is always obliging. complaisant=complaint + santh. santh agar complaint bhi karta hai toh. he does it in an obliging way

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