This week’s tip looks at adjectives that mean feeling satisfied:
- As a satisfied customer, needless to say I shall be recommending you to my friends.
- The President declared herself satisfied with the progress of the talks.
- Some people are never satisfied!
happy satisfied that something is good or right, and therefore not worried about it:
- Are you happy with the arrangement?
- I’m not very happy about the children being out so late.
- Happy that everything was under control, we left
pleased happy and satisfied with the way something has happened or turned out:
- The work took a long time but I’m very pleased with the results.
- I’m really pleased about your new job.
- We were very pleased to hear of your engagement.
content happy and satisfied with your life or with a situation, and not wanting to change it:
- She is quite content to live on her own.
- He seems content with a fairly minor role.
contented happy and satisfied with your life:
- I can’t imagine a more contented couple.
fulfilled happy and satisfied because you are doing something important or using your abilities:
- She is quite obviously neither emotionally nor intellectually fulfilled by her job.
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