or well-con·tent·ed

[wel-kuh n-tent or wel-kuh n-ten-tid]

Origin of well-content

late Middle English word dating back to 1400–50
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Examples from the Web for well-content

Historical Examples of well-content

  • Once we regain Alsace-Lorraine, we can be well-content to lay down our arms.

    The Destroyer

    Burton Egbert Stevenson

  • It was an arrangement liked equally by the three small children and the well-content grandparents.

    The Eye of Dread

    Payne Erskine

  • Papa Finkelstein solemnly pledged himself to be there at the appointed hour, and so she went away, well-content.

    Local Color

    Irvin S. Cobb

  • I don't go to feathers, m'self; always having been well-content with beads.

    The Following of the Star

    Florence L. Barclay

  • The bear—well-taught, well-mannered, well-content—was not regarded as even remembering freedom, let alone desiring it.

    The Watchers of the Trails

    Charles G. D. Roberts