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content2

con·tent2

content2

pronunciation:
kn tent
parts of speech:
adjective, transitive verb, noun
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part of speech: adjective
definition: wanting no more than what one has; satisfied.
She had her children and a job that interested her, and she was content.The child was content with his old teddy bear and wasn't interested in the new one.The workers were no longer content to wait for the promised improvements.
synonyms:
contented, satisfied
antonyms:
discontent, discontented, dissatisfied
similar words:
comfortable, happy, pleased
 
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: contented, contenting, contents
definition: to make content or satisfied; appease.
He was disappointed in his performance, but he contented himself by considering that no one else played any better.She really wanted the ice cream, but she contented herself with low-fat yogurt.
synonyms:
gratify
antonyms:
discontent
similar words:
appease, fill, please, satisfy, suffice
 
part of speech: noun
definition: satisfaction; contentment.
He sat there with a look of content on his face.
synonyms:
contentment, satisfaction
antonyms:
discontent
similar words:
comfort, gratification, happiness, pleasure
derivation: contently (adv.)
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