[ kuhn-ten-tid-nis ]
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  1. the state or condition of being satisfied and not needing or wanting anything more or anything else: In my adoptive family there were unpleasant challenges, but also moments of deep contentedness, unexpected belonging, and joy.

Origin of contentedness

First recorded in 1575–85; contented + -ness

Other words from contentedness

  • half-con·tent·ed·ness, noun
  • o·ver·con·tent·ed·ness, noun

Words Nearby contentedness Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

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