self-contentment
noun Date: 1815 self-satisfaction

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • self-contentment — self con·tent·ment (sĕlf kən tĕntʹmənt) n. Self satisfaction; complacency. * * * …   Universalium

  • self-contentment — | ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ noun : self satisfaction …   Useful english dictionary

  • self-satisfaction — self contentment …   English contemporary dictionary

  • self-content — self contentedly, adv. self contentedness, n. /self keuhn tent , self /, n. 1. satisfaction with oneself; self complacency. adj. 2. content with oneself; self satisfied. Also, self contentment. [1645 55] * * * …   Universalium

  • self-contented — [self′kən tent′id] adj. contented with what one is or has self content n. self contentment * * * …   Universalium

  • self-contented — [self′kən tent′id] adj. contented with what one is or has self content n. self contentment …   English World dictionary

  • self content — self satisfaction, self contentment …   English contemporary dictionary

  • self-content — /sɛlf kənˈtɛnt/ (say self kuhn tent) noun satisfaction with oneself; self complacency. Also, self contentment. –self contented, adjective …   Australian English dictionary

  • self-satisfaction — [n] pride, contentment complacency, conceit, glow, peace of mind, selfapprobation, self approval, self pleasure, smugness; concepts 410,689 Ant. humility, meekness, self doubt …   New thesaurus

  • Contentment — For other uses, see Contentment (disambiguation). Adriaen Van Ostade The Contented Drinker, 17th century Contentment seems realistically defined as enjoyment of whatever may be desired . That definition is realistic because the more contented an… …   Wikipedia

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