[ kuhn-tent-lee ]

  1. in a way that shows content or satisfaction; contentedly:She sat on the porch, the day’s work done, contently watching the waves roll in and out on the shore.

Origin of contently

First recorded in 1630–40; content2 + -ly

Words Nearby contently Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2024

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