Antonyms for contentment

Grammar : Noun
Spell : kuh n-tent-muh nt
Phonetic Transcription : kənˈtɛnt mənt

Definition of contentment

Origin :
  • mid-15c., from Old French contentment, from contenter (see content (v.)).
  • noun comfort, happiness
Example sentences :
  • Not contentment, but a lamentation and an ancient tale of wrong!
  • Extract from : « 'Tis Sixty Years Since » by Charles Francis Adams
  • When my uncle left me, it was in more than contentment with my lot.
  • Extract from : « Wilfrid Cumbermede » by George MacDonald
  • His contentment, however, was by no means his whole atmosphere.
  • Extract from : « The Law-Breakers » by Ridgwell Cullum
  • Ambition and Contentment are the night and day of my life-journey.
  • Extract from : « The Book of Khalid » by Ameen Rihani
  • Through this mist of contentment came Fraser's voice, "That is all!"
  • Extract from : « The Floating Island of Madness » by Jason Kirby
  • Contentment for him was apparently right there at Gould's Bluffs and nowhere else.
  • Extract from : « Galusha the Magnificent » by Joseph C. Lincoln
  • But day by day this contentment left him, and he was haunted by strange sinkings of the heart.
  • Extract from : « The Scapegoat » by Hall Caine
  • Contentment's a kingdom, as folk say, and religion is no worse for a bit o' charity.
  • Extract from : « A Son of Hagar » by Sir Hall Caine
  • There was something, too, very pathetic in Satterlee's contentment.
  • Extract from : « Wild Justice: Stories of the South Seas » by Lloyd Osbourne
  • Hotei is the patron of contentment, and of course is the father of happiness.
  • Extract from : « Japanese Fairy World » by William Elliot Griffis

Synonyms for contentment

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