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Definition of "contentment" []

  • The state of being contented; satisfaction. (noun)
  • A source of satisfaction: the contentments of a comfortable retirement. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "contentment" in a sentence
  • "The spectacle of an entire nation groveling in contentment is an infuriating thing …"
  • "The spectacle of an entire nation groveling in contentment is an infuriating thing."
  • "Jennifer looked satisfied and glanced at me with an expression of contentment."