1. con- "together" + tent- "hold" + -ment.
2. => that which is contained.
3. Sense evolved through "contained," "restrained," to "satisfied," as the contented person's desires are bound by what he or she already has.
- 1. He felt a sudden sense of calm, of contentment.
- 2. He has found contentment at last.
- 3. He gazed out to sea, with a feeling of deep contentment.
- 他凝视着大海, 感到深深的满足.
- 4. The old man spent his old age in contentment.
- 5. Happiness consists in contentment.
[ contentment 造句 ]