how to pronounce contentment


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the above transcription of contentment is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

contentment is pronounced in three syllables

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An example use of contentment in a speech by a native speaker of british english:

“… place a kind of contentment I could hug …”

meanings of contentment


  1. The neurophysiological experience of satisfaction and being at ease in one's situation, body, and/or mind.
  2. Happiness in one's situation; satisfaction.
  3. The state or degree of being contented or satisfied.

contentment frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word contentment occurs in english on average 2.7 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics contentment can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that contentment can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

words with pronunciation similar to contentment


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