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See definition of contentedness on Dictionary.com
  • as incontentment
  • as infulfillment
  • as inmaterialization
  • as insatisfaction

synonyms for contentedness

  • complacency
  • fulfillment
  • gratification
  • pleasure
  • satisfaction
  • serenity
  • content
  • ease
  • equanimity
  • gladness
  • peace
  • repletion
  • eudemonia

antonyms for contentedness

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  • disappointment
  • dissatisfaction
  • trouble
  • unhappiness
  • agitation
  • upset
  • worry
  • discomfort
  • discontent
  • displeasure
  • misery
  • sadness
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How to use contentedness in a sentence

He was averse to costly pleasures, and regarded contentedness with a little to be a great good.
BEACON LIGHTS OF HISTORY, VOLUME IJOHN LORD
Health is the greatest of gifts, contentedness the best riches; trust is the best of relatives, Nirvana the highest happiness.
ANCIENT FAITHS AND MODERNTHOMAS INMAN
Contentedness in all accidents brings great peace of spirit, and is the great and only instrument of temporal felicity.
THE ONTARIO READERS: THE HIGH SCHOOL READER, 1886MINISTRY OF EDUCATION
In a contentedness with that degree and state which God hath assigned us.
A CHRISTIAN DIRECTORY (VOLUME 1 OF 4)RICHARD BAXTER
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.
THE FARMER AND HIS COMMUNITYDWIGHT SANDERSON
From the bridge westward the scene has an air of peaceful contentedness.
DEVON, ITS MOORLANDS, STREAMS AND COASTSROSALIND NORTHCOTE
I was pleased with the evident kindness with which the slaves are treated, and the happy contentedness which they displayed.
GLEANINGS BY THE WAYJOHN A. CLARK
Mrs. Landry, in spite of her florid contentedness, had sometimes a fluttering appearance of trivial agitations.
THE BEAUTIFUL LADYBOOTH TARKINGTON
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO CONTENTEDNESS

  • complacency
  • content
  • contentedness
  • ease
  • equanimity
  • eudemonia
  • fulfillment
  • gladness
  • gratification
  • peace
  • pleasure
  • repletion
  • satisfaction
  • serenity
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.