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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

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.

I look to a day when people will not be judged by the color of their skin, but by the content of their character.
Martin Luther King, Jr.

My great concern is not whether you have failed, but whether you are content with your failure.
Abraham Lincoln

Be content with what you have; rejoice in the way things are. When you realize there is nothing lacking, the whole world belongs to you.
Lao Tzu

When you are content to be simply yourself and don't compare or compete, everybody will respect you.
Lao Tzu
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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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