Definitions of contentedness

  1. the state of being contented with your situation in life; "he relaxed in sleepy contentedness"; "they could read to their heart's content" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB

Usage examples for contentedness

  1. Pleasantness radiated from him, and though, with years, this pleasantness was significant rather of his general attitude than of his individual interest, though his movements had become a little indolent and his features a little heavy, these changes, to affectionate eyes, were merely towards a more pronounced geniality and contentedness – Amabel Channice by Anne Douglas Sedgwick
  2. I feel almost inclined to draw up a short account of your institution, with a little memoir of the foundress, appending some of the verses suggested in former years to my mind by your cheerful and happy contentedness in the midst of those sad privations which you now seek to alleviate in others. – Elizabeth Gilbert and Her Work for the Blind by Frances Martin