Sudden peace, buoyancy, contentment, or alternatively sorrow or physical pain.
I envy my refusenik friends their steadfast commitments to stay in, and contentment in doing so.
Whatever peace and contentment Adams has found seldom finds its way into his music.
Happiness is the wrong word—it sets an outsized goal for itself the way gladness, contentment, and satisfaction simply do not.
And not that after-sex glow, but the radiance of contentment.
On his features played always a smile of contentment and innocence.
When my uncle left me, it was in more than contentment with my lot.
Health is the greatest of gifts, contentment the best of riches.
His contentment, however, was by no means his whole atmosphere.
They have no end to serve, except the improvement of the country and the contentment of its people.
a state of mind in which one's desires are confined to his lot whatever it may be (1 Tim. 6:6; 2 Cor. 9:8). It is opposed to envy (James 3:16), avarice (Heb. 13:5), ambition (Prov. 13:10), anxiety (Matt. 6:25, 34), and repining (1 Cor. 10:10). It arises from the inward disposition, and is the offspring of humility, and of an intelligent consideration of the rectitude and benignity of divine providence (Ps. 96:1, 2; 145), the greatness of the divine promises (2 Pet. 1:4), and our own unworthiness (Gen. 32:10); as well as from the view the gospel opens up to us of rest and peace hereafter (Rom. 5:2).