contented

[ kuhn-ten-tid ]
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adjective
  1. satisfied; feeling comfortable and at peace with one's circumstances.

Origin of contented

1
First recorded in 1515–25; content2 + -ed2

Other words for contented

Other words from contented

  • con·tent·ed·ly, adverb
  • con·tent·ed·ness, noun
  • half-con·tent·ed, adjective
  • half-con·tent·ed·ly, adverb
  • o·ver·con·tent·ed, adjective
  • o·ver·con·tent·ed·ly, adverb
  • qua·si-con·tent·ed, adjective
  • qua·si-con·tent·ed·ly, adverb

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How to use contented in a sentence

  • The girl puffed her cigarette contentedly for a few seconds; then she bent towards him, swinging her little brown-shoed foot.

    A Butterfly on the Wheel | Cyril Arthur Edward Ranger Gull
  • In an open stretch of meadow he came upon a white horse and a mule grazing contentedly.

British Dictionary definitions for contented

contented

/ (kənˈtɛntɪd) /


adjective
  1. accepting one's situation or life with equanimity and satisfaction

Derived forms of contented

  • contentedly, adverb
  • contentedness, noun

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