: marked by, affording, or suggesting rest and repose <a restful color scheme>
— rest·ful·ly \-fə-lē\ adverb
— rest·ful·ness noun
Examples of RESTFUL
- It's restful by the stream.
- <I hope you had a relaxing and restful weekend.>
First Known Use of RESTFUL
Related to RESTFUL
- arcadian, calm, hushed, peaceful, placid, quiet, serene, still, stilly, tranquil
- boisterous, clamorous, clattery, deafening, loud, noisy, raucous, rip-roaring, roistering, romping, rowdy, tumultuous, unquiet, uproarious, woolly (also wooly)
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