un·​rest·​ful ˌən-ˈrest-fəl How to pronounce unrestful (audio)
: not marked by or providing rest and repose : not restful
unrestful nights

Examples of unrestful in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web In the first, the unrestful specter of a witch hanged ages ago terrorizes the teens of Shadyside during the heyday of plaid flannels tied around the waist, and that’s about as deep as the film’s connection to its era runs. Charles Bramesco, Vulture, 16 July 2021

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Word History

First Known Use

15th century, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of unrestful was in the 15th century

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“Unrestful.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unrestful. Accessed 28 Feb. 2024.

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