Saturday, December 24, 2011

One little word

A little word that can mean so much. Contented.
con·tent·ed  (kn-tntd) adj. Satisfied with things as they are; content: a contented expression on the child's face. con·tented·ly adv. con·tented·ness n. The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition copyright ©2000 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Updated in 2009. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company. All rights reserved.
contented [kənˈtɛntɪd] adj accepting one's situation or life with equanimity and satisfaction contentedly  adv contentedness  n Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003   ThesaurusLegend:  Synonyms Related Words Antonyms Adj. 1. contented - satisfied or showing satisfaction with things as they are; "a contented smile" content happy - enjoying or showing or marked by joy or pleasure; "a happy smile"; "spent many happy days on the beach"; "a happy marriage" pleased - experiencing or manifesting pleasure discontent, discontented - showing or experiencing dissatisfaction or restless longing; "saw many discontent faces in the room"; "was discontented with his position" Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2008 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.

1 comment:

Mrs Frizz said...

Quite like that word myself ...

Happy New Year to you and yours.