Synonyms and Antonyms of restiveness
a disturbed or uneasy state
- The warnings of drought were the likely source of the restiveness that could be felt all over town.
agitation, commotion, confusion, excitement, hubbub, stir, storm, trouble, tumult, tumultuousness, turbulence, upheaval, uproar, unsettlement
agitation, anxiety, disquietude, inquietude, queasiness, tension, unease
anarchy, chaos, disorder, welter
a state of nervousness marked by sudden jerky movements
- I sensed that his restiveness at breakfast probably had something to do with the big presentation he would be making at the sales conference.
agitation, anxiety, anxiousness, apprehension, apprehensiveness, disquiet, feverishness, restlessness, trepidation, unease, uneasiness, upset, worry
nerves, tenseness, tension
butterflies, dither, jitters, shakes, shivers, willies
confidence, self-assurance, self-confidence, sureness
aplomb, calm, calmness, collectedness, composure, coolness, ease, easiness, equanimity, equilibrium, imperturbability, poise, repose, self-possession, tranquillity (or tranquility), tranquilness