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restful

adjective rest·ful \ˈrest-fəl\

: peaceful and quiet in a way that makes you relax

Full Definition of RESTFUL

1
:  marked by, affording, or suggesting rest and repose <a restful color scheme>
2
:  being at rest :  quiet
rest·ful·ly \-fə-lē\ adverb
rest·ful·ness noun
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Examples of RESTFUL

  1. It's restful by the stream.
  2. <I hope you had a relaxing and restful weekend.>

First Known Use of RESTFUL

14th century

Synonym Discussion of RESTFUL

comfortable, cozy, snug, easy, restful mean enjoying or providing a position of contentment and security. comfortable applies to anything that encourages serenity, well-being, or complacency as well as physical ease <started feeling comfortable in our new surroundings>. cozy suggests warmth, shelter, assured ease, and friendliness <a cozy neighborhood coffee shop>. snug suggests having just enough space for comfort and safety but no more <a snug little cottage>. easy implies relief from or absence of anything likely to cause discomfort or constraint <living in easy circumstances>. restful applies to whatever induces or contributes to rest or relaxation <a quiet restful vacation>.
RESTFUL Defined for Kids

restful

adjective rest·ful \ˈrest-fəl\

Definition of RESTFUL for Kids

:  giving a feeling of peace or relaxation :  quiet <a restful scene>

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