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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishcontentmentcon‧tent‧ment /kənˈtentmənt/ noun [uncountable]  HAPPYSATISFIEDthe state of being happy and satisfied opp discontent He gave a sigh of contentment, and fell asleep. a feeling of deep contentmentsee thesaurus at pleasure
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contentmentMitchell gave up his job, and says he found peace and contentment in living close to the land.The people of the village seem to live in peace and contentment.The sight of them all gave her a feeling of warmth and contentment.Together, they find contentment, then discover she is to have his child.On his side he received what her generosity bestowed with great contentment.Her maids carried them upstairs and demure Penelope retired with great contentment in her heart.His contentment vanished when he reached the stream.May contentment reign within its borders, health and happiness within its homes.I look for smiles and expressions of contentment in people's faces as I pass, but I don't see them very often.The feeling of contentment produced by gin-and-water had now disappeared, and the beadle was in a bad mood once more.Then she found she was doing all this already, and a sigh of utter contentment shivered through her.Joey sighed with contentment, snuggling down in his warm bed.deep contentmentThis kind of joy is a deep contentment, fulfilment and peace from within.Lightheartedly, full of such deep contentment, I start to descend.
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