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restless

rest·less

restless

 
 
pronunciation:
res lihs
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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: not able to relax, sit still, or stay quiet.
The children were restless after many hours in the car.
synonyms:
uneasy
similar words:
anxious, apprehensive, edgy, fidgety, ill at ease, nervous, skittish
definition 2: always in motion.
The restless wind rattled the windows all day.
synonyms:
continual, continuous, incessant, moving
similar words:
active, migrant, roaming, traveling, turning, unsettled, wandering
definition 3: giving no rest.
I spent a restless night tossing and turning in bed.
antonyms:
restful
similar words:
awake, uneasy
derivations: restlessly (adv.), restlessness (n.)
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