Definition of contented
: feeling or showing satisfaction with one's possessions, status, or situation a contented smile They lived a contented life.
Examples of contented in a Sentence
She felt peaceful and contented.
having had her fill of candy, the contented girl sank back into the easy chair and dozed off
Recent Examples of contented from the Web
Israeli rightists, by contrast, perversely contented with the thought that the P.A. would collapse if Abbas exits.
For several years the company hummed along in a contented and profitable manner.
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Origin and Etymology of contented
First Known Use: 15th century
CONTENTED Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of contented for English Language Learners
: happy and satisfied : showing or feeling contentment
CONTENTED Defined for Kids
Definition of contented for Students
: satisfied or showing satisfaction a contented smile
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