Synonyms for content

Grammar : Adj, noun, verb
Spell : kon-tent
Phonetic Transcription : ˈkɒn tɛnt

Top 10 synonyms for content Other synonyms for the word content

Définition of content

Origin :
  • early 15c., from Middle French contenter, from content (adj.) "satisfied," from Latin contentus "contained, satisfied," past participle of continere (see contain). Sense evolved through "contained," "restrained," to "satisfied," as the contented person's desires are bound by what he or she already has. Related: Contented; contentedly.
  • adj happy, agreeable
  • noun comfort, happiness
  • noun essence, meaning
  • noun capacity, volume
  • verb please
Example sentences :
  • But I was not content with the first view that had been afforded me at the Exchange.
  • Extract from : « Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, No. 327 » by Various
  • Until the furies got hold of him he was a simple soul, content with simple things.
  • Extract from : « Viviette » by William J. Locke
  • Dick would be content if she went about in raiment made of dusters and bath towels.
  • Extract from : « Viviette » by William J. Locke
  • Then even if it doesn't sell, even if nobody reads it, I will be content.
  • Extract from : « Ballads of a Bohemian » by Robert W. Service
  • It is a patent declaration: "This is only a play; laugh and we are content."
  • Extract from : « The Dramatic Values in Plautus » by Wilton Wallace Blancke
  • The boy fell into the ecstasy of content that always came with Sidney's presence.
  • Extract from : « K » by Mary Roberts Rinehart
  • I will content myself with describing what is in store for the tourist.
  • Extract from : « The Roof of France » by Matilda Betham-Edwards
  • If there is any washing necessary, he is content to do it after the meal.
  • Extract from : « In the Midst of Alarms » by Robert Barr
  • Later, she was obliged to content herself with going from her armchair to her bed.
  • Extract from : « The Dream » by Emile Zola
  • I 'low He meant me t' take the firth man that come, an' be content.
  • Extract from : « Quaint Courtships » by Various

Antonyms for content

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