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 Dictionary entry overview: What does contentment mean? 

  The noun CONTENTMENT has 1 sense:

1. happiness with one's situation in life

  Familiarity information: CONTENTMENT used as a noun is very rare.

 Dictionary entry details 


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Happiness with one's situation in life

Classified under:

Nouns denoting feelings and emotions

Hypernyms ("contentment" is a kind of...):

happiness (emotions experienced when in a state of well-being)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "contentment"):

satisfaction (the contentment you feel when you have done something right)


discontentment (a longing for something better than the present situation)

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