contentment

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  • Here we come into another world, a world of light and peace and contentment. Cited from Story of Chester Lawrence, by Nephi Anderson
  • It seemed to him now that being alone meant merely peace and contentment. Cited from The Lookout Man, by B. M. Bower
  • He had known no such feeling of contentment since the first of May. Cited from The Nabob, Vol. 2 (of 2), by Alphonse Daudet
  • I am one of them, and he has added to my contentment. Cited from Punch, Vol. 156, Feb. 19, 1919, Ed. by Sir Owen Seaman
  • I cannot tell you with what satisfaction and contentment we took leave of each other. Cited from Lucretia Borgia, by Ferdinand Gregorovius
  • I can tell you from my own experience that a poor person has more contentment than a rich one.
  • She got in, and in entire contentment sat down with her back to the horses. Cited from Emily Fox-Seton, by Frances Hodgson Burnett
  • He wondered if he could ever again feel that sense of perfect contentment. Cited from The Call of the Blood, by Robert Smythe Hichens
  • But yet his mind was much confused and his contentment by no means complete. Cited from An Eye for an Eye, by Anthony Trollope
  • But not all are called to the religious life, nor would all find in it their contentment.
  • And yet he could not return to the old contentment with his mode of life. Cited from The Strength of Gideon and Other Stories, by Paul Laurence Dunbar
  • As he worked he had been filled with great contentment and joy. Cited from Bowser The Hound, by Thornton W. Burgess
  • Where and how must the human soul find its contentment? Cited from Matthew Arnold's Sohrab and Rustum and Other Poems, by Matthew Arnold
  • You loved me and you found contentment and joy at our little cabin once. Cited from North of Fifty-Three, by Bertrand W. Sinclair
  • At work early and late, he seemed the model of contentment, as he was of industry. Cited from The Continental Monthly, Vol. 2 No. 5, November 1862, by Various
  • He made sure that everyone in his kingdom found peace and contentment.
  • I have long understood that contentment is better than what we call happiness -- much better. Cited from All Aboard, by Fannie E. Newberry
  • Doesn't it give you a feeling of contentment when you have done a good action? Cited from Our Elizabeth, by Florence A. Kilpatrick
  • The Major was in greater contentment with himself than he had been since he recognized his defeat. Cited from Tristram of Blent, by Anthony Hope
  • But I have reason to believe she accepted her new life with absolute contentment. Cited from Old Fires and Profitable Ghosts, by A. T. Quiller-Couch
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Meaning of contentment

  • noun Happiness with one's situation in life