contented

adjective con·tent·ed \ kən-ˈten-təd \
Updated on: 7 Dec 2017

Definition of contented

: feeling or showing satisfaction with one's possessions, status, or situation
  • a contented smile
  • They lived a contented life.

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

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Origin and Etymology of contented


CONTENTED Defined for English Language Learners

contented

adjective

Definition of contented for English Language Learners

  • : happy and satisfied : showing or feeling contentment


CONTENTED Defined for Kids

contented

adjective con·tent·ed \ kən-ˈten-təd \

Definition of contented for Students

: satisfied or showing satisfaction
  • a contented smile

contentedly

adverb


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