ful·​filled | \ fu̇(l)-ˈfild How to pronounce fulfilled (audio) also fə(l)- \

Definition of fulfilled

1 : feeling happiness and satisfaction … giving truly did make him feel happy and fulfilled.— Sam Kean : feeling that one's abilities and talents are being fully used felt fulfilled as an actor
2 : providing happiness and satisfaction living a more fulfilled life

Examples of fulfilled in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Matching the right personality profile to sell to the right customer profile creates a stronger relationship depth fit match, and happier more fulfilled sales professionals sell more and their happiness buzz motivates customers to buy more. Cindy Gordon, Forbes, 9 June 2022 Holistapet’s line of pet products is intended to assist your pet in living a more fulfilled and healthy existence. The Salt Lake Tribune, 22 May 2022 And other measures of what constitutes a rich and fulfilled life. Katherine Singh, refinery29.com, 18 May 2022 After all, more fulfilled and happier versions of ourselves are likely to thrive and have more to contribute to bettering the world. Bija Bennett, Rolling Stone, 18 Apr. 2022 This lighter, more fulfilled and focused Beckham has seen his journey bring him to the doorstep of fulfilling his lifelong aspiration. Mike Jones, USA TODAY, 9 Feb. 2022 This could translate into happier, more fulfilled employees and reduce voluntary turnover, saving organisations big dollars. Tom Bennett, Forbes, 6 Dec. 2021 If your pj’s aren’t matching, how is the world supposed to know you’re an adorable and fulfilled family of three? Emma Specter, Vogue, 27 Dec. 2021 No one wants to be changed, but change and personal growth are critical to success, and more importantly, to a fulfilled life. Rhett Power, Forbes, 19 Oct. 2021 See More

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First Known Use of fulfilled

1926, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Fulfilled.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/fulfilled. Accessed 6 Jul. 2022.

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