What does the word contentment mean?

Usage examples for contentment

  1. Dorothea relaxed in her chair and looked around at the hotel room walls with contentment. – Out Like a Light by Gordon Randall Garrett
  2. And in the meantime, if it be possible, we must establish a peace that will justly define their place among the nations, remove all fear of their neighbors and of their former masters, and enable them to live in security and contentment when they have set their own affairs in order. – America's War for Humanity by Thomas Herbert Russell
  3. Can I be prevented from going with cheerfulness and contentment? – The Pleasures of Life by Sir John Lubbock