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Definition of "contented" []

  • Satisfied with things as they are; content: a contented expression on the child's face. (adjective)
  • Accepting one's situation or life with equanimity and satisfaction (adjective)

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Use "contented" in a sentence
  • "My life fell into a certain contented pattern, but the thought of the box still haunted me."
  • "Martin contented himself by picturing his brother-in-law's surprise on Sunday morning when he opened his EXAMINER and saw the article on the treasure-hunters."
  • "Daniel Ridgeway Knight liked to paint women in contented poses doing ordinary things, in beautiful clothing, surrounded by beautiful scenery."