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adjective as in at ease; satisfied

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Balancing out the ones that made us look at old news in new ways, they kept us distracted and contented with lighthearted debates about the best movies, face masks and pasta shapes of the year.

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There is no magical kid age at which we suddenly become perfectly calm and contented.

Ads in the 1940s and 1950s insisted that “Beer Belongs” in American life and featured happy housewives delivering beer to contented husbands.

If they get back in regular rotation rhythm with their veteran arms stretched out in warm weather, the Nats may look like contented contenders.

I think, however, that it was more a case of knowing and understanding herself so well that she could be contented anywhere.

In Rwanda, as we watched the young fathers hold their babies, we saw a contented look in their eyes.

If Japanese whisky is like a symphony, then I am a contented listener.

Its name roughly translates to “pig pear,” referencing the only animals contented to eat it.

A new study shows them to be among the most contented in the Western world.

Helen Armstead's trajectory, from passive victim to apology guru to contented observer, has little to do with a particular class.

There was hardly to be found in all Southern Tennessee a more contented, shiftless, ill-bestead family than theirs.

And the idea once fixed in his mind, he was not likely to rest contented with half the glory of his victory.

I had the good fortune to be one of the two; and the praise I got, and the benefit of the money made me contented for a time.

She sighed, strangely contented, and was positive—knew that in due time he too must come to understand.

The Rushmeres if not contented were resigned, and both united in treating Dorothy with kindness and consideration.


On this page you'll find 46 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to contented, such as: content, glad, fulfilled, happy, pleased, and satisfied.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.