adjective. ['kənˈtɛntəd, kənˈtɛntɪd'] satisfied or showing satisfaction with things as they are.
Words that Rhyme with Contented
How do you pronounce contented?
Pronounce contented as kənˈtɛntɪd.
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Example sentences of the word contented
1. Verb, past participle
Puppies who are getting enough to eat will generally be quiet most of the time and will act contented.
And don't forget a contented cat might bite if you accidentally poke or pinch the wrong place.
Quotes containing the word contented
1. Actual happiness always looks pretty squalid in comparison with the overcompensations for misery. And, of course, stability isn't nearly so spectacular as instability. And being contented has none of the glamour of a good fight against misfortune, none of the picturesqueness of a struggle with temptation, or a fatal overthrow by passion or doubt. Happiness is never grand.
- Aldous Huxley, Brave New World
2. Her future, she thought, was likely to be worse than her past, for after her years of contented renunciation, she had slipped back into desire and longing; she found joyless days of distasteful occupation harder and harder; she found the image of the intense and varied life she yearned for, and despaired of, becoming more and more importunate.
- George Eliot, The Mill on the Floss
3. A black cat among roses,phlox, lilac-misted under a quarter moon,the sweet smells of heliotrope and night-scented stock. The garden is very still.It is dazed with moonlight,contented with perfume...
- Amy Lowell