The emotion of great delight or happiness caused by something exceptionally good or satisfying; keen pleasure; elation.
The expression or display of glad feeling; festive gaiety.
A deep feeling or condition of happiness or contentment.
Rapture - pleasure - bliss - delight
Hap . py
Characterized by, or indicative of, pleasure, contentment, or joy.
Favoured by fortune; fortunate or lucky.
Delighted - pleased -glad
Sat . is . fac . tion
The feeling of fulfillment; gratification.
Confident acceptance of something as satisfactory, dependable, or true.
Enjoyment - pleasure - comfort
Con . tent
The state of satisfaction; ease of mind.
Satisfied with one is or has; not wanting more, or anything else.
Mentally or emotionally satisfied with things as they are.
Assenting to or willing to accept circumstances.
Appease - satisfaction - gratification
There are states of being which are chosen, and states which are spontaneous outbreaks of emotion. The emotions can be suppressed, and our ability to feel them may be damaged if they are held in check too often. Those states which are deliberate are elusive, difficult to grasp, and take perseverance and strength of mind to maintain.