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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