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  • Human sympathy has its limits, and we were content to let all their tragic arguments fade with the city lights behind.
    p. 135.7
content = satisfied
  • Her gray sun-strained eyes looked back at me with polite reciprocal curiosity out of a wan, charming, discontented face.
    p. 11.2
  • 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.)
  • But I didn't call to him, for he gave a sudden intimation that he was content to be alone — he stretched out his arms toward the dark water in a curious way, and, far as I was from him, I could have sworn he was trembling.
    p. 20.9
  • content = satisfied
  • They were out in the open at last and Gatsby was content.
    p. 129.9
content = satisfied
There are no more uses of "content" in The Great Gatsby.

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