Contented in a sentence

The word "contented" in a example sentences. Learn the definition of contented and how to use it in a sentence.

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Definition of Contented

  • Content; easy in mind; satisfied; quiet; willing.
  • satisfied or showing satisfaction with things as they are

How to use contented in a sentence. Contented pronunciation.

And what I mean is, that the thought has made me far more contented than I was at first.
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The first time, having put him out of countenance, he contented himself with exclaiming: "Well, young man!" and turned on his heel.
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Camors tried to be contented, but would continually ask himself why he had come to Campvallon, in the midst of his family, of whom he was not overfond, and in the depths of the country, which he execrated.
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She contented herself with pressing his hand, when, breathless, he descended from his horse.
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He was inclined to believe that Madame de Campvallon possessed a much less complicated character than he had fancied; and that little by little absorbed in daily trifles, she had become in reality what she pretended to be-a good woman, inoffensive, and contented with her lot.
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Madame de Camors contented herself with not liking her aunt, but Madame de la Roche-Jugan hated her niece.
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Unable, therefore, to make the bad passions of his fellow creatures the unconscious instruments of his good purposes, Popanilla must have been contented to have monopolised all the wisdom of the moderns, had he not, with the unbaffled wit of an inventor, hit upon a new expedient.
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They had long quitted the stalls with which they had been contented on their first settlement in the island, and now were the dapper owners of neat depots in all parts of the kingdom where depots could find customers.
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In spite, however, of the arrogance of the dealers, of their refusal to be responsible to the laws of the country in which they lived, and of the universal precedence which, on all occasions, was claimed even by the shop-boys, so decided was the taste which the Vraibleusians had acquired for pine-apples that there is little doubt that, had the dealers in this delicious fruit been contented with the respect and influence and profit which were the consequences of their vocation, the Vraibleusians would never have presumed to have grumbled at their arrogance or to have questioned their privileges.
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Good Master Ford, be contented; you wrong yourself too much.
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The contented mind wants nothing which it hath not; the covetous mind wants, not only what it hath not, but likewise what it hath.
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A hundred long leagues is no distance for him who would quench the thirst of covetousness; but a contented mind has no solicitude for grasping wealth.
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Anybody can be happy in the state of comfort, ease, health, success, pleasure and joy; but if one will be happy and contented in the time of trouble, hardship and prevailing disease, it is the proof of nobility.
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The Frau Professor contented herself with giving them both severe looks at table and, though she dared not be rude to the Chinaman, got a certain satisfaction out of incivility to Cacilie.
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He was contented with life.
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At first they were contented to point out the moral evils of slavery, both on the master and the slave; but this did not provoke much opposition, since the evils were open and confessed, even at the South; only, it was regarded as none of their business, since the evils could not be remedied, and had always been lamented.
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And with this he ought to have been contented.
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So the people, though poor, were contented, and had a more prosperous well-to-do air than some of the Danecross folk, who received higher wages and lived in the valley.
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Presently all the seven pigs were warmed and fed, and put into a large rabbit-hutch just outside the kitchen door; they were quiet now, and lay in a black contented heap, with their little eyes blinking lazily.
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So, he contented himself with watching the pictured shores of Lake Leman glide by, and wondering if he might not turn aside safely to the chase of the bright-eyed, sharp-featured, Miss Genie Forbes.
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Examples of Contented

Example #1
After all, one can put up with a great deal, if you feel you're obeying a law of Nature.
Example #2
Now, I have brains, and I should like to use them; but Nature says that's not so important as bringing up the little child to whom I have given life.
Example #3
The next time he bore down upon Camors, he said not a word, and retired in silence.
Example #4
Twice the General made his guest the object of his formidable advance.
Example #5
Luckily, the castle boasted a library well stocked with works on civil and international law, jurisprudence, and political economy.
Example #6
Evidently the General had not the slightest recollection of the postscript.