a state of happiness and satisfaction
ORIGIN late Middle English (denoting the payment of a claim): from French contentement, from Latin contentus (see content 1 ).
thankful |ˈθa ng kfəl|
pleased and relieved : [with clause ] they were thankful that the war was finally over | [with infinitive ] I was very thankful to be alive.
- expressing gratitude and relief : an earnest and thankful prayer.