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He was averse to costly pleasures, and regarded contentedness with a little to be a great good.
Health is the greatest of gifts, contentedness the best riches; trust is the best of relatives, Nirvana the highest happiness.
Contentedness in all accidents brings great peace of spirit, and is the great and only instrument of temporal felicity.
In a contentedness with that degree and state which God hath assigned us.
She did not know she was humble-minded and of an angelic contentedness of spirit.
EMILY FOX-SETONFRANCES HODGSON BURNETT
But oh, how sadly at variance with that beauty and contentedness of nature was he who stood amidst such beauty!
VARNEY THE VAMPIRETHOMAS PRESKETT PREST
Contentedness has its virtues, but it may degenerate into inertia and the death of all desire for better life.
From the bridge westward the scene has an air of peaceful contentedness.
I was pleased with the evident kindness with which the slaves are treated, and the happy contentedness which they displayed.
Mrs. Landry, in spite of her florid contentedness, had sometimes a fluttering appearance of trivial agitations.
THE BEAUTIFUL LADYBOOTH TARKINGTON

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oligopolynoun | [ol-i-gop-uh-lee ]SEE DEFINITION