rest·less 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
: 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
- restless children who can't sit still
- The audience was becoming restless.
- He started to feel restless and discontent in his job.
First Known Use of RESTLESS
before 12th century
rest·less adjective \ˈrest-ləs\ (Medical Dictionary)
: deprived of rest or sleep <the patient was restless from pain>
: providing no rest <a restless night>
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