adjective \ˈrest-ləs\

: feeling nervous or bored and tending to move around a lot : not relaxed or calm

: unhappy about a situation and wanting change

: having little or no rest or sleep

Full Definition of RESTLESS

:  lacking or denying rest :  uneasy <a restless night>
:  continuously moving :  unquiet <the restless sea>
:  characterized by or manifesting unrest especially of mind <restless pacing>; also :  changeful, discontented
rest·less·ly adverb
rest·less·ness noun

Examples of RESTLESS

  1. restless children who can't sit still
  2. The audience was becoming restless.
  3. He started to feel restless and discontent in his job.

First Known Use of RESTLESS

before 12th century

Rhymes with RESTLESS


adjective \ˈrest-ləs\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of RESTLESS

: deprived of rest or sleep <the patient was restless from pain>
: providing no rest <a restless night>


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