All 5 Uses of
The Witch of Blackbird Pond
- When a young man came to call what did one talk about? Was it all up to the girl? She had tried her best, but William seemed content just to sit, his back stiffly straight, his large capable hands resting squarely on his sturdy wool-clad knees.
p. 67..9 *content = satisfied
- She reached down and scooped up the sleeping cat from the floor, settling its limp weight in her lap and tickling the soft chin until a contented purr almost matched the hum of the spinning wheel.
- Instantly the cat slid from Kit's lap and with a loud "R-rr-iouw" leaped into Nat's and circled contentedly.
p. 107..3contentedly = in a satisfied manner
- Her jangling nerves relaxed, and as the clear low voice went on a contentment wrapped her round like the sunshine in the meadow.
p. 121..4contentment = satisfaction
- She and William spent their evenings in happy planning, and their contentment was good to see.
(content as in: content with how things are) satisfied