self-content

Related to self-content: self-aggrandisement

self-con·tent

(sĕlf′kən-tĕnt′)
adj.
Satisfied with oneself; complacent.
n.
Self-contentment.

self′con·tent′ed·ly adv.
self′con·tent′ment n.
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It did not seem as if the subject of his address were of great importance; indeed, from his pointing, it some times appeared as if he were only inquiring his way; but the moon shone on his face as he spoke, and the girl was pleased to watch it, it seemed to breathe such an innocent and old-world kindness of disposition, yet with something high too, as of a well-founded self-content. Presently her eye wandered to the other, and she was surprised to recognise in him a certain Mr.
Thus did the valiant Don Quixote right that wrong, and, thoroughly satisfied with what had taken place, as he considered he had made a very happy and noble beginning with his knighthood, he took the road towards his village in perfect self-content, saying in a low voice, "Well mayest thou this day call thyself fortunate above all on earth, O Dulcinea del Toboso, fairest of the fair!
All that fashion demands is composure and self-content. A circle of men perfectly well-bred would be a company of sensible persons in which every man's native manners and character appeared.
Yet mark his perfect self-contentment, and hence learn this lesson, that to be self-contented is to be vile and ignorant, and that to aspire is better than to be blindly and impotently happy.
When he rose he was very near to a lovely little face set on a fair long neck which he had been used to see turning about under the most perfect management of self-contented grace.
After all, no gift is greater than self-content and happiness.
Social communication and help was highly positively correlated with self-content in students (p<0.05).
The individual is self-content, confident and free of guilt.
Together with the subsidiary's existing factory in Shanghai, the self-content rate of Quanta's notebook PC plastic housing will reach 70%.
If the moral subject of Mak's sermon is Europe at its most tragic, violent, cruel, and cowardly, his congregation is Western Europe's self-assured consumers and self-content citizens.
The course tutor will beRachel Lilley who says that yoga not only tones and strengthens the body, it also helps people relax and feel more self-content.
There is no longer any time for silly claims of victory or for German or Western European self-content...

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