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con·tent·ed

 (kən-tĕn′tĭd)
adj.
Satisfied with things as they are; content: a contented expression on the child's face.

con·tent′ed·ly adv.
con·tent′ed·ness n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.contentedly - with equanimity; "`I bought it,' she said contentedly"
Translations
بِاقْتِناع، بِرِضى، بِسُرور
spokojeně
tilfredst
elégedettenmegelégedetten
ánægjulega
spokojne
memnun bir şekilde

contentedly

[kənˈtentɪdlɪ] ADVcon satisfacción, contentamente

contentedly

[kənˈtɛntɪdli] adv [smile] → d'un air heureux
to live contentedly → vivre heureux/euse
to sigh contentedly → pousser un soupir d'aise

contentedly

[kənˈtɛntɪdlɪ] advcon soddisfazione

content1

(kənˈtent) adjective
satisfied; quietly happy. He doesn't want more money – he's content with what he has.
noun
the state of being satisfied or quietly happy. You're on holiday – you can lie in the sun to your heart's content.
verb
to satisfy. As the TV's broken, you'll have to content yourself with listening to the radio.
conˈtented adjective
satisfied; quietly happy. a contented sigh.
conˈtentedly adverb
conˈtentment noun
References in classic literature ?
We've got Father and Mother, and each other," said Beth contentedly from her corner.
I looked round me tranquilly and contentedly, like a quiet ghost with a clean conscience sitting inside the bars of a snug family vault.
Those who were still older, and could reach the tables, marched about munching contentedly at meat bones and bologna sausages.
In the town were some substantial windowless houses of stone scattered among a wilderness of thatched cabins; the streets were mere crooked alleys, and un- paved; troops of dogs and nude children played in the sun and made life and noise; hogs roamed and rooted contentedly about, and one of them lay in a reeking wallow in the middle of the main thoroughfare and suckled her family.
There sat the long-legged pauper, on his bed, in a very short shirt, and nothing more; he was dangling his legs contentedly back and forth, and wheezing the music of "Camptown Races" out of a paper-overlaid comb which he was pressing against his mouth; by him lay a new jewsharp, a new top, and solid india-rubber ball, a handful of painted marbles, five pounds of "store" candy, and a well-gnawed slab of gingerbread as big and as thick as a volume of sheet-music.
The Simpson baby had cuddled down sleepily in Rebecca's lap, leaning her head back and sucking her thumb contentedly.
At this period of my life, my heart far oftener swelled with thankfulness than sank with dejection: and yet, reader, to tell you all, in the midst of this calm, this useful existence--after a day passed in honourable exertion amongst my scholars, an evening spent in drawing or reading contentedly alone--I used to rush into strange dreams at night: dreams many-coloured, agitated, full of the ideal, the stirring, the stormy--dreams where, amidst unusual scenes, charged with adventure, with agitating risk and romantic chance, I still again and again met Mr.
Edgar, you cannot doubt that she has a capacity for strong attachments, or she wouldn't have abandoned the elegancies, and comforts, and friends of her former home, to fix contentedly, in such a wilderness as this, with you.
I persuaded myself that, unequal though we were in years, she would live tranquilly and contentedly with me.
But," he added, uneasily, leaning forward to look at Baby with some jealousy, as she was resting her head backward against Dolly's arm, and eyeing him contentedly from a distance--"But I want to do things for it myself, else it may get fond o' somebody else, and not fond o' me.
But, since native children have no nerves worth speaking of, in two hours he was lying very contentedly in Petersen Sahib's hammock with Petersen Sahib's shooting-coat under his head, and a glass of warm milk, a little brandy, with a dash of quinine, inside of him, and while the old hairy, scarred hunters of the jungles sat three deep before him, looking at him as though he were a spirit, he told his tale in short words, as a child will, and wound up with:
Then the Six brought the treasure home, shared it among themselves, and lived contentedly till the end of their days.