II. PERSONAL AFFECTIONS
1. Passive AffectionsContent.
[Nouns] content, contentment, contentedness; complacency, satisfaction, entire satisfaction, ease, heart's ease, peace of mind; serenity [more]; cheerfulness [more]; ray of comfort; comfort (well- being) [more].
reconciliation; resignation (patience) [more].
waiter on Providence.
render content; set at ease, comfort; set one's heart at ease, set one's mind at ease, set one's heart at rest, set one's mind at rest; speak peace; conciliate, reconcile, win over, propitiate, disarm, beguile; content, satisfy; gratify [more].
be tolerated [more]; go down, go down with; do.
[Adjectives] content, contented; satisfied; at ease, at one's ease, at home; with the mind at ease, sans souci, sine cura, easygoing, not particular; conciliatory; unrepining, of good comfort; resigned (patient) [more]; cheerful [more].
unafflicted, unvexed, unmolested, unplagued; serene [more]; at rest, snug, comfortable; in one's element.
[Interjections] amen (assent) [more]; very well, all the better, so much the better, well and good; it will do, that will do; it cannot be helped.
"a heart with room for every joy" [Bailey]; ich habe genossen das irdische Gluck ich habe gelebt und geliebet [Schiller]; "nor cast one longing lingering look behind" [Gray]; "shut up in measureless content" [Macbeth]; "sweet are the thoughts that savor of content" [R. Greene]; "their wants but few their wishes all confined" [Goldsmith]; might as well relax and enjoy it.