Loneliness: (*) • adjective (lonelier, loneliest) 1 sad because one has no
friends or company. 2 solitary. 3 unfrequented and remote.
Confusion: (*) • noun 1 the state of being confused; uncertainty or bewilderment.
2 a situation or state of panic or disorder. 3 the mistaking of one
person or thing for another.
Contentment: (*) content1 /kntent/ • adjective in a state of peaceful happiness
or satisfaction. • verb 1 satisfy; please. 2 (content oneself with)
accept (something) as adequate despite wanting something more
or better. • noun 1 a state of happiness or satisfaction. 2 a member
of the British House of Lords who votes for a motion.
PHRASES to one’s heart’s content to the full extent of one’s desires.
DERIVATIVES contentment noun. ORIGIN Latin contentus
‘satisfied’, from tenere ‘to hold’.