Definition of fulfilled in English:

fulfilled

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’
    • ‘I wish you all every happiness in your relationships, work hard to make it work for you all and you will have a long and happy fulfilled life together.’
    • ‘Many people's health, their livelihoods, environment and prospects for a secured and fulfilled future are being destroyed.’
    • ‘Apart from excitement and the odd growl, they have always been friendly encounters with happy, fulfilled dogs and pleasant, responsible dog handlers.’
    • ‘Most parents and other family members want their children to be happy, to have a fulfilled, rewarding life.’
    • ‘She may be unable to recall the four digit code for her new combination boiler in order to run a bath, but she can share with the audience the secrets for a fulfilled, successful life.’
    • ‘As a result, it was part of my private agenda to find older gay men who had figured out how to grow up and grow old as happy, fulfilled men.’
    • ‘The imagery evokes the sense of transforming the mundane lives of ordinary individuals into extraordinary, fulfilled ones.’
    • ‘He is going to make a future partner very fulfilled sexually.’
    • ‘Successful or not, the efforts to produce well-rounded, fulfilled scholars will go on, as they do in schools up and down the country.’
    • ‘He guarantees you a great future and a fulfilled life.’
    • ‘Medical reason or not, higher risk or not, us mothers of caesarean-section babies are no less fulfilled than any other mother, end of story.’
    • ‘She sees a bigger picture. ‘It's all about defining a fulfilled life in a culture that has no real experience of people in their eighties and nineties.’’
    • ‘In setting the scene for my post I would love to recount a tale of blissful youth, a text-book joyride throughout early adulthood culminating in a fulfilled maturity.’
    • ‘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?’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘He squeezes every possible ounce of emotion out of those two octaves and the restricted range of his voice - characteristic of the man who believes in living a fulfilled life.’
    • ‘Unintentionally, Anne's step showed her to be a wise and unpretentious woman, whose only aspirations for her children were that that they live happy and fulfilled lives.’
    • ‘A large number of people with cancer overcome the disease and live fulfilled lives for many years.’
    • ‘We cannot, of course, defer working on social problems until we attain a critical mass of fulfilled people capable of saving the planet.’
    • ‘They must decide for themselves what being rich and fulfilled means.’
    satisfied, content, contented, happy, pleased, gratified, comfortable, serene, placid, untroubled, at ease, at peace
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Pronunciation:

fulfilled

/fʊlˈfɪld/