Share this entry

Share this page

fulfilled

Line breaks: ful|filled
Pronunciation: /fʊlˈfɪld
 
/

Definition of fulfilled in English:

adjective

Satisfied or happy because of fully developing one’s abilities or character: I am confident in this role and feel fulfilled they lead contented and fulfilled lives
More example sentences
  • Apart from excitement and the odd growl, they have always been friendly encounters with happy, fulfilled dogs and pleasant, responsible dog handlers.
  • We had a big enough income from my husband's job, and I knew I'd feel more fulfilled and happy spending Chloe's early years with her.
  • What does a precise understanding of sperm production in the testicles or egg production in the ovary contribute to a more fulfilled or happier sex life?
Synonyms
satisfied, content, contented, happy, pleased, gratified, comfortable, serene, placid, untroubled, at ease, at peace

Definition of fulfilled in:

Share this entry

Share this page

 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day tenebrous
Pronunciation: ˈtɛnɪbrəs
adjective
dark; shadowy or obscure