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Definition satisfied
  • She grew more contented with age.
contented = satisfied
  • It's hard to get her to consider a change because she is so contented with the way things are.
  • contented = satisfied
  • In all life one should comfort the afflicted, but verily, also, one should afflict the comfortable, and especially when they are comfortably, contentedly, even happily wrong.
    John Kenneth Galbraith  --  London Guardian, July 8, 1989
  • I'd rather see you poor men's wives, if you were happy, beloved, contented, than queens on thrones, without self-respect and peace.
    Louisa May Alcott  --  Little Women
  • And being contented has none of the glamour of a good fight against misfortune, none of the picturesqueness of a struggle with temptation, or a fatal overthrow by passion or doubt. Happiness is never grand.
    Aldous Huxley  --  Brave New World
  • Thus momentarily we have the two things a soldier needs for contentment: good food and rest.
    Erich Maria Remarque  --  All Quiet on the Western Front
  • contentment = satisfaction
  • He ate again, sighed with contentment.
    David Almond  --  Skellig
  • contentment = satisfaction
  • The baby slept, contented.
    David Almond  --  Kit's Wilderness
  • contented = satisfied and unworried
  • I was so contented and happy I felt as if I would like to sit right there without moving until I fell asleep.
    Maureen Daly  --  Seventeenth Summer
  • contented = satisfied
  • If the rest of his heart were to stop now, in this moment, the Admiral would die more content than any man on Earth.
    Neal Shusterman  --  Unwind
  • content = satisfied
  • Behind her the discontented heirs grumbled: He made fools of us all.
    Ellen Raskin  --  The Westing Game
  • discontented = not satisfied
    (Editor's note:  The prefix "dis-" in discontented means not or opposite. It reverses the meaning of contented as seen in words like disagree, disconnect, and disappear.)
  • They are a contented group, placid and good-natured, although, like any family, they bicker from time to time.
    Katherine Applegate  --  The One and Only Ivan
  • contented = satisfied
  • We were preserving Our Lady, and I was content—for the first time since I'd learned about my mother—to be doing what I was doing.
    Sue Monk Kidd  --  The Secret Life of Bees
  • content = satisfied
  • Human sympathy has its limits, and we were content to let all their tragic arguments fade with the city lights behind.
    F. Scott Fitzgerald  --  The Great Gatsby
  • content = satisfied
  • The most gifted among them, who might possibly become nuclei of discontent, are simply marked down by the Thought Police and eliminated.
    George Orwell  --  1984
  • discontent = dissatisfaction
    (Editor's note:  The prefix "dis-" in discontent means not or opposite. It reverses the meaning of content as seen in words like disagree, disconnect, and disappear.)
  • The dawn is close at hand, and we have reason to be content with our first night's work.
    Bram Stoker  --  Dracula
  • content = satisfied
  • No longer content to read about the brave deeds of others, he had forged himself a helmet and mounted a nag.
    Tara Westover  --  Educated
  • content = satisfied
  •   Let me be ta'en, let me be put to death.
      I am content, so thou wilt have it so.
    William Shakespeare  --  Romeo and Juliet
  • content = satisfied
  • Mae surveyed it all and sighed contentedly.
    Natalie Babbitt  --  Tuck Everlasting
  • contentedly = in a satisfied manner
  • And even if somehow I found a way to keep him contented, yet still there were limits, for he was mortal, and not young.
    Madeline Miller  --  Circe
contented = satisfied

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