contentedly adv

contentedly adv
"I'm mentioned in this book," said Tom contentedly.

English expressions. 2014.

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  • contentedly — adv. Contentedly is used with these verbs: ↑graze, ↑puff, ↑sigh …   Collocations dictionary

  • contentedly — adv. in a satisfied manner …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Contentedly — Contented Con*tent ed, a. Content; easy in mind; satisfied; quiet; willing. {Con*tent ed*ly}, adv. {Con*tent ed*ness}, n. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • contented — contentedly, adv. contentedness, n. /keuhn ten tid/, adj. content. [1515 25; CONTENT2 + ED2] Syn. gratified, pleased, happy. * * * …   Universalium

  • contented — con|tent|ed [kənˈtentıd] adj happy and satisfied because your life is good ≠ ↑discontented ▪ I felt warm, cosy and contented. ▪ They lapsed into a contented silence >contentedly adv ▪ He smiled contentedly …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • contented — [[t]kənte̱ntɪd[/t]] ADJ GRADED If you are contented, you are satisfied with your life or the situation you are in. Whenever he returns to this place he is happy and contented... She was gazing at him with a soft, contented smile on her face. Ant …   English dictionary

  • half-contented — adj.; half contentedly, adv.; half contentedness, n. * * * …   Universalium

  • quasi-contented — adj.; quasi contentedly, adv. * * * …   Universalium

  • self-content — self contentedly, adv. self contentedness, n. /self keuhn tent , self /, n. 1. satisfaction with oneself; self complacency. adj. 2. content with oneself; self satisfied. Also, self contentment. [1645 55] * * * …   Universalium

  • contents n pl — When police discovered a huge cache of stolen camping equipment they called in the public to view a table of con tents. contentedly adv …   English expressions

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