contented contented  /kən ˈtɛn təd/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) satisfied or showing satisfaction with things as they are

Usage(s):

  1. On the heels of a painful divorce, the woman who had previously looked forward to a contented life of domesticated bliss sets out to explore the world and seek out her true destiny.
  2. For most couples, passion and romance eventually fade over time, and a more calm, contented love takes over as the years go by.
  3. It is a commonplace that housecats purr when contented.

News

  1. These 'Breast Milk'-Flavored Lollipops Are Really Taking Off

    "What slowly dawned on me was that my friends were actually producing milk so delicious it could turn a screaming, furious child into a docile, contented one. I knew I had to capture that flavor," Darling writes.
    on June 8, 2013     Source: Business Insider

  2. Inn at Clamber Hill offers exceptional dining experience

    Itand#8217;s a nice drive to the Inn at Clamber Hill, in Petersham near Quabbin Reservoir, and a visit is well worth it. Youand#8217;ll be escaping the workaday world and entering the wooded seclusion of a friendly, excellence-oriented inn and restaurant; once settled, you may not wish to leave. Meals here tend to create cozy, contented diners in no mood to go anywhere and#8212; not a problem if ...
    on June 6, 2013     Source: Worcester Telegram & Gazette

Quotes

  1. Last November, actor Neil Patrick Harris described himself in a brief statement to People magazine as a "contented gay man."
    on Feb 7, 2007 By: Neil Patrick Harris Source: FOXNews

  2. Asked whether he considers Robinho to be committed, Ireland replied: "Very surprisingly, yes. He really thinks deeply about the club. He seems really happy and contented, even his family seems settled and he seems to be really at home. I've no...
    on Nov 11, 2009 By: Stephen Ireland Source: guardian.co.uk

  3. Senna told the Villarreal website: "I know they are negotiating my situation and I hope that it is fixed soon so I know what my future will be. Villarreal opened doors to me and the truth is that I am very contented."
    on Aug 1, 2006 By: Marcos Senna Source: BBC Sport

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