Date: 1400-1500
Language: French
Origin: Latin contentus; CONTENT2


2 adjective
con‧tent2 W3 [not before noun]
1 happy and satisfied:
Andy was a good husband, and Nicky was clearly very content.
content with
We'll be content with a respectable result in tomorrow's match.

content (for somebody) to do something

willing to do or accept something, rather than doing more:
She sat quietly, content to watch him working.
He seemed quite content to let Steve do the talking.
Dr Belson had been more than content for them to deal with any difficulties.

not content with something

used to emphasize that someone wants or does more than something:
Not content with her new car, Selina now wants a bike.

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