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contentment definition

Overview

This page has 3 definitions of contentment in English. Contentment is a noun. Also define these 5 related words and terms: contented, happiness, situation, satisfaction, and neurophysiological.

English

Etymology

Middle French contentement; synchronically analyzable as content +‎ -ment.

Pronunciation

Noun

contentment (usually uncountable, plural contentments)

  1. The state or degree of being contented or satisfied.
    • Contented definition
      simple past tense and past participle of content
  2. happiness in one's situation; satisfaction
  3. The neurophysiological experience of satisfaction and being at ease in one's situation, body, and/or mind.

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