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Definitions of contentment

  1. happiness with one's situation in life Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. The state of being contented or satisfied; content. Newage Dictionary DB
  3. The act or process of contenting or satisfying; as, the contentment of avarice is impossible. Newage Dictionary DB
  4. Gratification; pleasure; satisfaction. Newage Dictionary DB
  5. Satisfaction; content. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  6. Act of contenting; state of being contented; mental satisfaction. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  7. The state of being contented. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  8. Satisfaction of mind; content; acquiescence; gratification. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  9. Quiet; satisfaction of mind. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  10. a state of mind in which one's desires are confined to his lot whatever it may be ( 1 Timothy 6:6 ; 2 co 9:8 ). It is opposed to envy ( James 3:16 ), avarice ( Hebrews 13:5 ), ambition ( Proverbs 13:10 ), anxiety ( Matthew 6:25 Matthew 6:34 ), and repining ( 1 Corinthians 10:10 ). It arises from the inward disposition, and is the offspring of humility, and of an intelligent consideration of the rectitude and benignity of divine providence ( Psalms 96:1 Psalms 96:2 ; 145 ), the greatness of the divine promises ( 2 Peter 1:4 ), and our own unworthiness ( Genesis 32:10 ); as well as from the view the gospel opens up to us of rest and peace hereafter ( Romans 5:2 ). biblestudytools.com
  11. n. Satisfaction of mind, without disquiet; content; —that which affords satisfaction; gratification. Cabinet Dictionary
  12. Acquiescence without plenary satisfaction; gratification. Complete Dictionary
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