gladness

contentment

kənˈtɛntm(ə)nt

noun

a state of happiness and satisfaction.

he found contentment in living a simple life in the country

contentedness,content,satisfaction,fulfilment,happiness,pleasure,cheerfulness,gladness,gratification,ease,comfort,restfulness,well-being,peace,equanimity,serenity,tranquillity,placidity,placidness,repletion,complacency,self-content

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bliss

blɪs

noun

perfect happiness; great joy.

she gave a sigh of bliss

joy,pleasure,delight,happiness,gladness,ecstasy,elation,rapture,euphoria,heaven,paradise,seventh heaven,cloud nine,utopia,Eden,Arcadia,halcyon days,days of wine and roses,the top of the world

verb

reach a state of perfect happiness, oblivious of everything else.

Josh is just blissed out, always smiling

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Schadenfreude

[ shahd-n-froi-duh ]

noun

Pleasure derived from the misfortunes of others. Malicious enjoyment derived from observing someone else’s misfortune.

I couldn’t resist a touch of Schadenfreude when he was defeated so heavily in the election.

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