What is the opposite of complacent?

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Adjective
Opposite of showing smug or uncritical satisfaction with oneself or one's achievements
Adjective
Opposite of having or showing a lack of interest or concern
Adjective
Opposite of uncritically content with oneself or one's achievements
“Josh was habitually dissatisfied with his results and always wanting to improve.”
Adjective
Opposite of not easily perturbed, upset or excited
Adjective
Opposite of piously self-assured and smugly moralistic
Adjective
Opposite of confident or self-assured
Adjective
Opposite of having too high an opinion of one's own worth
“He was a self-effacing actor, unlike most of his peers.”
Adjective
Opposite of having or showing a lack of interest or concern
Adjective
Opposite of showing a casual lack of concern
Adjective
Opposite of done or acting in an indifferent or apathetic manner
“He displays a passionate disposition to saving endangered wildlife.”
Adjective
Opposite of ready to accept instruction or direction, obedient, subservient
Adjective
Opposite of obedient or attentive to an excessive or servile degree
Adjective
Opposite of sociable or friendly
Adjective
Opposite of remaining calm even in situations that would cause many others to become angry, frustrated, panicky, etc.
Adjective
Opposite of like a prig
Adjective
Opposite of unconcerned in attitude or action
“Morgan and his son have completely overhauled this machine over a period of two years in what was painstaking work.”
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