fulfillment

Fulfillment is a feeling of happiness and satisfaction. It's also the completion of something, like the fulfillment of a promise.

This word has two related meanings. In terms of emotions, fulfillment is a happy, contented feeling. Many people feel fulfillment from being a parent, having a great job, or graduating from school. People often feel fulfillment when something is completed, whether it's a goal or a dream or repair work that you've been waiting on. Which leads to the other meaning of fulfillment — the act of finishing or doing something that was promised.

Definitions of fulfillment
  1. noun
    the act of consummating something (a desire or promise etc)
    synonyms: fulfilment
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    types:
    self-fulfillment, self-realisation, self-realization
    the fulfillment of your capacities
    type of:
    consummation
    the act of bringing to completion or fruition
  2. noun
    a feeling of satisfaction at having achieved your desires
    synonyms: fulfilment
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    type of:
    satisfaction
    the contentment one feels when one has fulfilled a desire, need, or expectation
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