Definitions of contentment

  1. The act or process of contenting or satisfying; as, the contentment of avarice is impossible. Newage Dictionary DB
  2. Satisfaction; content. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  3. Act of contenting; state of being contented; mental satisfaction. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  4. The state of being contented. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  5. Satisfaction of mind; content; acquiescence; gratification. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  6. Quiet; satisfaction of mind. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

Usage examples for contentment

  1. True, it has given me small cause for contentment of late. – The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers by Georg Ebers
  2. And yet they were days of a strange contentment which Roscoe had never felt before. – The Grizzly King by James Oliver Curwood