Definition of Contentedness

1. Noun. The state of being contented with your situation in life. "They could read to their heart's content"

Exact synonyms: Content
Generic synonyms: Acceptance
Derivative terms: Content, Content, Content, Contented



Definition of Contentedness

1. Noun. The state of being contented ¹

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Definition of Contentedness

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Literary usage of Contentedness

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1. The Whole Works of the Right Rev. Jeremy Taylor by Jeremy Taylor, Charles Page Eden, Reginald Heber, Alexander Taylor (1850)
"Instruments ar exercises to procure contentedness. Upon the strength of these premises we may reduce this virtue to practice by its proper instruments first ..."

2. Kids And Media@the New Millennium: A Comprehensive National Analysis of by Donald F. Roberts (1999)
"Personal contentedness and social adjustment. Several early studies of ... Responses to these questions were combined to form a "contentedness Index," ..."

3. Standard English Prose: Bacon to Stevenson by Henry Spackman Pancoast (1902)
"Jeremy 1613-1667 OF contentedness IN ALL ESTATES AND ACCIDENTS (From Chap. ... contentedness in all estates is a duty of religion: it is the great ..."

4. English Prose: Selections by Henry Craik (1894)
"OF contentedness IN ALL ESTATES AND ACCIDENTS VIRTUES and discourses are like friends, necessary in all fortunes ; but those are the best, which are friends ..."

5. The Universal Anthology: A Collection of the Best Literature, Ancient by Richard Garnett, Leon i.e. Alexandre Le'on Valle'e, Léon Vallée, Alois Leonhard Brandl (1899)
"It was not to men's judgment that he appealed : nor have men judged him very well. contentedness IN ALL ESTATES AND ACCIDENTS. ..."

6. The Rule and Exercises of Holy Living: Together with Prayers Containing the by Jeremy Taylor (1860)
"Of contentedness in all estates and accidents. VIRTUES and discourses are like friends, necessary in all fortunes; but those are the best, which are friends ..."

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