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contented

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adjective con·tent·ed \kən-ˈten-təd\

Simple Definition of contented

  • : happy and satisfied : showing or feeling contentment

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of contented

  1. :  feeling or showing satisfaction with one's possessions, status, or situation <a contented smile>

contentedly adverb
contentedness noun

Examples of contented in a sentence

  1. She felt peaceful and contented.

  2. <having had her fill of candy, the contented girl sank back into the easy chair and dozed off>



15th Century

First Known Use of contented

15th century

Rhymes with contented


CONTENTED Defined for Kids

contented

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adjective con·tent·ed \kən-ˈten-təd\

Definition of contented for Students

  1. :  satisfied or showing satisfaction <a contented smile>

contentedly adverb




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