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Definition of Content

Content

  1. Contained within limits; hence, having the desires limited by that which one has; not disposed to repine or grumble; satisfied; contented; at rest.
  2. That which is contained; the thing or things held by a receptacle or included within specified limits; as, the contents of a cask or bale or of a room; the contents of a book.
  3. Power of containing; capacity; extent; size.
  4. Area or quantity of space or matter contained within certain limits; as, solid contents; superficial contents.
  5. To satisfy the desires of; to make easy in any situation; to appease or quiet; to gratify; to please.
  6. To satisfy the expectations of; to pay; to requite.
  7. Rest or quietness of the mind in one's present condition; freedom from discontent; satisfaction; contentment; moderate happiness.
  8. Acquiescence without examination.
  9. That which contents or satisfies; that which if attained would make one happy.
  10. An expression of assent to a bill or motion; an affirmative vote; also, a member who votes "Content.".

Content Quotations

There's a tremendous difference between alone and lonely. You could be lonely in a group of people. I like being alone. I like eating by myself. I go home at night and just watch a movie or hang out with my dog. I have to exert myself and really say, oh God, I've got to see my friends 'cause I'm too content being by myself.
Drew Barrymore

I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin, but by the content of their character.
Martin Luther King, Jr.

It's easy to impress me. I don't need a fancy party to be happy. Just good friends, good food, and good laughs. I'm happy. I'm satisfied. I'm content.
Maria Sharapova

A real man loves his wife, and places his family as the most important thing in life. Nothing has brought me more peace and content in life than simply being a good husband and father.
Frank Abagnale

People who are unable to motivate themselves must be content with mediocrity, no matter how impressive their other talents.
Andrew Carnegie
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Content Translations

content in French is satisfait, contentement
content in German is zufrieden, Inhalt, zufrieden
content in Italian is soddisfatto, contentezza
content in Latin is impleo
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