A state of happiness and satisfaction: he found contentment in living a simple life in the country
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- Is it hard to find calm, satisfaction, contentment, happiness inside oneself?
- The days and nights that followed were a blur of happiness, enjoyment and contentment.
- All residents of the area join in wishing Aidan every happiness and contentment in his retirement.
contentedness, content, satisfaction, gratification, fulfillment, happiness, pleasure, cheerfulness;
ease, comfort, well-being, peace, equanimity, serenity, tranquility
Late Middle English (denoting the payment of a claim): from French contentement, from Latin contentus (see content1).
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