rest·​ed | \ ˈre-stəd How to pronounce rested (audio) \

Definition of rested

: having had sufficient rest or sleep

Examples of rested in a Sentence

She appears rested and sharp. I want to be rested for the exam.
Recent Examples on the Web Washington should be favored and should win, but this is a lot of points to give a rested and prepared Stanford team. Jeremy Cluff, The Arizona Republic, 20 Sep. 2022 Workers with the most mentally and emotionally draining jobs were also the least likely to feel rested and rejuvenated during their off time. Chris Woolston, Smithsonian Magazine, 18 July 2022 So managers Tony La Russa and David Ross should have a full complement of rested relievers Saturday. Paul Sullivan, Chicago Tribune, 28 May 2022 There is some research to support the senators’ claims that year-round daylight saving time will make people more productive, well rested and happier. New York Times, 15 Mar. 2022 Ashleigh Barty and Naomi Osaka ended their seasons after losses at the U.S. Open last year, and both looked rested and ready in the first week of this season. Ben Rothenberg, New York Times, 16 Jan. 2022 But the team with rested legs would never score again. Mark Zeigler, San Diego Union-Tribune, 22 Jan. 2022 My former life as a collegiate student-athlete taught me how to dig-in and work hard, but not how to work from a rested state. Sherry White, Essence, 19 Jan. 2022 The Bears are struggling and face a rested Packers team in Green Bay. Jeremy Cluff, The Arizona Republic, 7 Dec. 2021 See More

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First Known Use of rested

15th century, in the meaning defined above

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27 Sep 2022

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“Rested.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 4 Oct. 2022.

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