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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.

Everything has its wonders, even darkness and silence, and I learn, whatever state I may be in, therein to be content.
Helen Keller

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

The secret to a happy marriage is if you can be at peace with someone within four walls, if you are content because the one you love is near to you, either upstairs or downstairs, or in the same room, and you feel that warmth that you don't find very often, then that is what love is all about.
Bruce Forsyth

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
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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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