[ wel-kuhn-tent ]

  1. fully contented; satisfied.

Origin of well-content

late Middle English word dating back to 1400–50
  • Also well-con·tent·ed [wel-kuhn-ten-tid] /ˈwɛl kənˈtɛn tɪd/ .

Words Nearby well-content

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How to use well-content in a sentence

  • By three o'clock only two of the beams were laid, but they were the principal ones, and Ned seemed well content.

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  • But, assuming the profit I have named, would such return on your capital send you home well content?

  • His watchful younger brother, well content with the result of his observation, turned over and went to sleep.

  • Those few hundreds of French gentlefolk fell into a pit that most of them had been well content should exist for others.

  • Claude took his cap and prepared to withdraw, well content with himself and the line he had taken.

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