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restless

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of restless

  1. 1 lacking or denying rest <the worried mother spent a restless night, tossing and turning in bed for hours> Synonyms restive, uneasy, unquiet, unrestful Related Words agitated, distressed, disturbed, perturbed, troubled, unsettled; aflutter, anxious, dithery, edgy, fidgety, het up, hung up, jittery, jumpy, nervous, nervy, tense, upset, uptight, worried Near Antonyms calm, easy, peaceful, quiet, relaxing, tranquil Antonyms restful

  2. 2 marked by or causing agitation or uncomfortable feelings <the figure skater was visibly restless as she waited for her scores to be posted> Synonyms agitating, anxious, creepy, disquieting, distressful, distressing, disturbing, fraught, hairy, nail-biting, nerve-racking (or nerve-wracking), nervous, tense, uneasy, unnerving, unsettling, worrisomeRelated Words bothersome, troublesome; foreboding, misgiving; discouraging, disheartening, strained; restive, nervous, unrestful; awkward, embarrassingNear Antonyms restful; pacificAntonyms calming, comfortable, easy, peaceful, quiet, quieting, tranquil




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