Content

Con*tent"

, n. 1. Rest or quietness of the mind in one's present condition; freedom from discontent; satisfaction; contentment; moderate happiness.
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Such is the fullness of my heart's content.
Shak.
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2. Acquiescence without examination. [Obs.]
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The sense they humbly take upon content.
Pope.
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3. That which contents or satisfies; that which if attained would make one happy.
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So will I in England work your grace's full content.
Shak.
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4. (Eng. House of Lords) An expression of assent to a bill or motion; an affirmative vote; also, a member who votes "Content.".
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Supposing the number of "Contents" and "Not contents" strictly equal in number and consequence.
Burke.
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