Complete Definition of "restless"

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English

Etymology
suffix|rest|less

Pronunciation
audio|en-us-restless.ogg|Audio (US)

Adjective
en-adj

  1. Not allowing or affording rest.

#: The night before his wedding was a restless one.

  1. Without rest; unable to be still or quiet; uneasy; continually move|moving.

#: He was a restless child.
#: She sat, restless and nervous, and tried to concentrate.

  1. Not satisfied to be at rest or in peace; averse to repose; eager for change; discontented.

#: A restless ambition.

  1. Deprived of rest or sleep.

#: They remained restless, sitting by the window the entire night.

Derived terms
restlessly
restlessness

Translations

Chinese: æµ®èº (fúzào)
French: impatient
Polish: bez odpoczynku, niestrudzenie

References
R:Century 1911
R:Webster 1913

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