But these complaisant men soon repented of their submission.
And loves me just enough to advise me to be complaisant to a man I despise.
His Majesty, however, seemed more than complaisant; he was even boyishly eager.
Probably of the complaisant model who ventures into Lochias at night?
The goddess is complaisant, and grants them exactly their desire.
For him the goddess of Chance had smiled, and he was in the most complaisant humour.
This Prince was so complaisant as to order one of his Gentlemen to go with me.
“Yes, I said perhaps,” returned Cobb, with a complaisant smile.
But complaisant as the Treasury had been on this occasion, their co-operation was fitful and uncertain.
Not for a moment did she consider the possibility of a complaisant rich man.
1640s, from French complaisant (16c.), in Middle French, "pleasing," present participle of complaire "acquiesce to please," from Latin complacere "be very pleasing" (see complacent, with which it overlapped till mid-19c.). Possibly influenced in French by Old French plaire "gratify."