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contented
used in Through the Looking-Glass

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Definition
satisfied
  • But these, as it happened, Alice had NOT got: so she contented herself with turning round, looking at the shelves as she came to them.
    Chapter 5 — Wool and Water (55% in)
  • 'I shouldn't know you again if we DID meet,' Humpty Dumpty replied in a discontented tone, giving her one of his fingers to shake; 'you're so exactly like other people.'
    Chapter 6 — Humpty Dumpty (93% in)
  • 'Yes, it's a very good bee-hive,' the Knight said in a discontented tone, 'one of the best kind.
    Chapter 8 — 'It's my own Invention' (23% in)

There are no more uses of "contented" flagged with this meaning in Through the Looking-Glass.

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?  —2 uses
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  • 'I'm quite content to stay here—only I AM so hot and thirsty!'
    Chapter 2 — The Garden of Live Flowers (82% in)
  • 'Well, "OUTGRABING" is something between bellowing and whistling, with a kind of sneeze in the middle: however, you'll hear it done, maybe—down in the wood yonder—and when you've once heard it you'll be QUITE content.
    Chapter 6 — Humpty Dumpty (74% in)

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