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    Looking for an adjective to describe this trait...

    Hi all,

    I was wondering if there's any adjective describing this personality type. A person who is 'satisfied', say in nature, about the things they have or are given. While there are those who're always unsatisfied and tend to complain. The adjective MAYBE the opposite of 'greedy' perhaps?!

    (A friend of mine suggested the word 'generous', but I don't really think that's the word! 'Generous', to the best of my knowledge, means one is ready to give others what they have. But, the person I want to know about is just happy with what they're given, and never tries to compare it with that of others, and hence feel dissatisfied!)
    Last edited by Mehrgan; 20-Apr-2015 at 02:24.

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    Re: Looking for an adjective to describe this trait...


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    Re: Looking for an adjective to describe this trait...

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    Re: Looking for an adjective to describe this trait...

    I was going to say 'contented' myself, ted.

    'Complacent' is usually disapproving, Matthew, as your dictionary definition says.
    Last edited by Rover_KE; 20-Apr-2015 at 09:17.

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