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There is contentment and joy to be found in the time of waiting. Christianity Today (2000)Anything that gives him peace and contentment can only be a good thing. The Sun (2008)Here it is we both find contentment. Times, Sunday Times (2007)At once she brought me a feeling of great happiness and contentment. Times, Sunday Times (2008)She finds contentment in her twenties with a decent job and wage and a constant round of parties. Times, Sunday Times (2006)But there is a marvellous rhythm, and a sense of quiet contentment. Times, Sunday Times (2008)After raging against the system for so long, he has found peace and contentment. Times, Sunday Times (2013)There's an emotional need to fill a gap of happiness or contentment. Times, Sunday Times (2016)That's real life and the key to happiness and contentment. The Sun (2014)It means taking a risk and it means contentment and happiness How do you relax? Times, Sunday Times (2016)He is a sceptic but not a cynic, and he finds much contentment in his scepticism. Times, Sunday Times (2008)That is the age when most of us find contentment at work - usually after three job moves. The Sun (2015)This is a world of cheap thrills and tacky pleasures, with little in the way of real happiness or contentment. Times, Sunday Times (2012)This is peace and contentment. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Script I am striving for happiness and contentment. POSITIVE THINKING: Everything you have always known about positive thinking but were afraid to put into practice (2001)
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In Common Usage. contentment is one of the 10000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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British English: contentment NOUN
Contentment is a feeling of quiet happiness and satisfaction.
I cannot describe the feeling of contentment that was with me at that time.
Definition of contentment from the Collins English Dictionary
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