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Related to contentedness: feasible, obnoxious, tenacious


Satisfied with things as they are; content: a contented expression on the child's face.

con·tent′ed·ly adv.
con·tent′ed·ness n.
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Noun1.contentedness - the state of being contented with your situation in life; "he relaxed in sleepy contentedness"; "they could read to their heart's content"
acceptance - the state of being acceptable and accepted; "torn jeans received no acceptance at the country club"


[kənˈtentɪdnɪs] Ncontento m, satisfacción f
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Her head nestled with a tender contentedness on my bosom.
Possible explanations for this paradoxical result include acceptance of physical limitations, contentedness with overall accomplishments in life, a more realistic appraisal of one's own strengths and limitations, reduced preoccupation with social comparison (peer pressure), and greater emotional stability.
The Bond & Lader Visual Analog Scales showed that there were no adverse changes in subjects' ratings of subjective feelings around alertness, contentedness or calmness and the Addiction Research Centre Inventory 49 check-list (ARCI49) indicated that BNC210 administration did not result in feelings associated with drugs of abuse.
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Recently, he spoke about the contentedness he felt growing up in Mosul, one of the areas in Iraq considered the cradle of civilization.
His performances have come from his contentedness of living up here.
Measured by the Bond-Lader mood scales, the higher dosage of sage resulted in improvements--at both one and four hours postdose--in all three of the factors assessed by these scales: alertness, contentedness, and calmness.
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European attributions to women of African descent of an inherent sexual immorality, contentedness with the role of breeder, sexual insatiability and unnaturalness in their urges, and animal-like strength that suited them to "work in the fields all day and then work in bed all night" (38) are key parts of oppressive discourses that historically shaped and contemporaneously inform the lived experience of Afra-Caribbean women.
Self-rated alertness was also improved 1hr post-administration of 320mg, and increased levels of contentedness and lower cortisol were also seen for the 640mg group.
Bree's life is binarised into a 'pre-' and 'post-' operational life with certain affects and visual representational techniques that promote genital surgeries as the foundation of contentedness.
Following Aquinas and fellow Jesuit Duff, Divine asserts that the institution of private property provides for the needs of society--the social function--through the greater productivity of private property holders, the enhanced order characteristic of a society in which property is managed privately, and the greater peace and harmony that derives from the contentedness of property holders.