What does the word restful mean?

Usage examples for restful

  1. Then she looked round, almost with a guilty start, but only for the former restful look of happiness to come back. – The Mynns' Mystery by George Manville Fenn
  2. From this time a restful expression replaced the patient hopelessness her face had worn before, and in the lullabys she sang the listeners caught echoes of the cheerful voice they had never thought to hear again. – Moods by Louisa May Alcott