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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 ?
And I lie so composedly, Now in my bed,(Knowing her love) That you fancy me dead -- And I rest so contentedly, Now in my bed,(With her love at my breast) That you fancy me dead -- That you shudder to look at me, Thinking me dead: --
'You said, at least, that you could not live contentedly, without a friend; and that you had no friend here, and no possibility of making one--and, besides, I know you MUST dislike it.'
I looked round me tranquilly and contentedly, like a quiet ghost with a clean conscience sitting inside the bars of a snug family vault.
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.
Having stilled its immemorial allocution to the moon, the watch-dog was assisting a negro who, prefixing a team of mules to the plow, was flatting and sharping contentedly at his task.
Seek not proud riches, but such as thou mayest get justly, use soberly, distribute cheerfully, and leave contentedly. Yet have no abstract nor friarly contempt of them.
She lived with an elder sister, who had resigned herself contentedly to old age.
But though he firmly believed himself to be King of Naples and pitied the grief felt by the subjects he was abandoning, latterly, after he had been ordered to return to military service- and especially since his last interview with Napoleon in Danzig, when his august brother-in-law had told him: "I made you King that you should reign in my way, but not in yours!"- he had cheerfully taken up his familiar business, and- like a well-fed but not overfat horse that feels himself in harness and grows skittish between the shafts- he dressed up in clothes as variegated and expensive as possible, and gaily and contentedly galloped along the roads of Poland, without himself knowing why or whither.
Men with calloused hands and attired in garments that showed the wear of an endless trudge for a living, smoked their pipes contentedly and spent five, ten, or perhaps fifteen cents for beer.
When the King received the message, he said, 'Let the fellows go; they are bewitched.' Then the Six brought the treasure home, shared it among themselves, and lived contentedly till the end of their days.
Anything but the foremost place I could not conceive for myself, and for that very reason I quite contentedly occupied the lowest in reality.
"You see, here in our country we live contentedly, and can talk and move around as we please.