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restful

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adjective rest·ful \ˈrest-fəl\

Simple Definition of restful

  • : peaceful and quiet in a way that makes you relax

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of restful

  1. 1 :  marked by, affording, or suggesting rest and repose <a restful color scheme>

  2. 2 :  being at rest :  quiet

restfully play \-fə-lē\ adverb
restfulness noun

Examples of restful in a sentence

  1. It's restful by the stream.

  2. <I hope you had a relaxing and restful weekend.>



14th Century

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

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adjective rest·ful \ˈrest-fəl\

Definition of restful for Students

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





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