Content in a sentence 🔊

Definition of Content

satisfied | (transitive) to give contentment or satisfaction; to satisfy; to make happy. | (transitive, obsolete) to satisfy the expectations of; to pay; to requite

Short Example Sentences for Content

  • 1. An expression very like content stole into his dark eyes. 🔊
  • 2. He believed he would be content if he could only live as he was always. 🔊
  • 3. And as for the tradesmen, they must be content to be paid by degrees. 🔊
  • 4. He leaned back in his chair with the air of one who is content to wait. 🔊
  • 5. Nikolai was the only quiet one, seeming content to look and listen. 🔊
  • 6. And so I am content to remain what I am to you at this minute. 🔊
  • 7. Time had been when Mrs. Wickersham had been content with small health-resorts. 🔊
  • 8. Heaven knows I would be content to die here if I could know that it was safe. 🔊
  • 9. Well, I suppose we must make ourselves content till he's got over the sea. 🔊

How to use Content in Sentences?

  • 1. Was he after all not so obliviously content as he seemed in his fine new surroundings? 🔊
  • 2. For once in his life he could find no ease or content among his pot companions. 🔊
  • 3. I shall not dwell upon it here, but content myself with a few additional remarks. 🔊
  • 4. It was thirsting for blood, and was in no humor to content itself with milk and water. 🔊
  • 5. Is she still abiding content at home, awaiting the time appointed by her visions? 🔊
  • 6. He wondered at the inveigling content that introduced itself into her voice, face, and gesture. 🔊
  • 7. He seemed content to carry his load of misery in silence, and only sought to carry it by my side. 🔊
  • 8. Philip, in his hostility to the order, would be content with nothing short of its utter ruin. 🔊
  • 9. We were a bit burnt, we lost the game and nets, but were quite content to have escaped so easily. 🔊
  • 10. The likeness of form enables the reader to recognize more readily the likeness of content and function. 🔊
  • 11. To be content to shut ourselves in a well-provisioned town, and just weary out the patience of the foe! 🔊
  • 12. But this was beyond the limits of his audacity, and he had to content himself with such cautious observations as could be made at a distance. 🔊
  • 13. But why be content to see a woman weep or die, when there was a man on whom vengeance could be taken? 🔊
  • 14. But clubmen, artisans and soldiers can get drunk to their heart's content as of yore. 🔊
  • 15. But here we give no such extracts, but content ourselves with four short skits, having the cetacea for their subject. 🔊
  • 16. If there ever beamed content and happiness from human face we saw it in that of this peasant beauty, who had no conception of our commiseration. 🔊
  • 17. The fable teaches that one who has anything should be content with it, and avoid covetousness, lest he lose what he has. 🔊
  • 18. Two of them haggard and thin, but content and care-free as the third in that glad hour of love made incarnate. 🔊
  • 19. I was quite content with that kind of society which forms the frontiers of fashion, and may be easily taken possession of. 🔊
  • 20. I was content with a brace of birds at a time, and usually got most in the end, with least chance of capture. 🔊
  • 21. This principle, that of parallel construction, requires that expressions of similar content and function should be outwardly similar. 🔊
  • 22. The army would now be content with the triumphs already won, and would quietly await further reinforcements before taking any fresh step. 🔊
  • 23. But not content with such absurdities and incongruities, the festoons often hang upwards on vaulted or domed ceilings, rather than downwards. 🔊
  • 24. Not content with using their fists, they tore up huge trees by the roots, and beat each other until very soon the pair lay dead on the ground. 🔊
  • 25. And not content to merely die, he did the thing well; nobly and heroically he did it, in company with a dozen or so men of his troop. 🔊
  • 26. The passion for Trevor was in full force, too, and the boys could not be content only to meet at the farm. 🔊