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1. restless

adjective. ['ˈrɛstləs'] worried and uneasy.

Synonyms

  • discontent
  • discontented
  • ungratified

Antonyms

  • satiate
  • happy
  • pleased
  • euphoria

Etymology

  • -less (English)
  • -leas (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • rest (English)
  • rest (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Words that Rhyme with Restless

  • accomplice
  • aeschelus
  • ageless
  • aimless
  • airless
  • alice
  • anschluss
  • argyropoulos
  • bacillus
  • backless
  • baseless
  • blameless
  • bloodless
  • bolus
  • boneless
  • borealis
  • bottomless
  • boundless
  • bowlus
  • breathless

Example sentences of the word restless


1. Noun, singular or mass
Your dog is likely to become restless during the physical part of the move.

2. Adjective
High school students can become restless and quickly lose interest.

Quotes containing the word restless


1. Very few people possess true artistic ability. It is therefore both unseemly and unproductive to irritate the situation by making an effort. If you have a burning, restless urge to write or paint, simply eat something sweet and the feeling will pass.
- Fran Lebowitz

2. Thou hast made us for thyself, O Lord, and our heart is restless until it finds its rest in thee.
- Augustine of Hippo, Confessions

3. I am restless when I rest. I sleep like I’m engaged in an invisible wrestling match. Naturally, I almost always win.
- Jarod Kintz, This Book is Not FOR SALE

2. restless

adjective. ['ˈrɛstləs'] ceaselessly in motion.

Antonyms

  • satisfaction

Etymology

  • -less (English)
  • -leas (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • rest (English)
  • rest (Middle English (1100-1500))

3. restless

adjective. ['ˈrɛstləs'] lacking or not affording physical or mental rest.

Antonyms

  • contentment

Etymology

  • -less (English)
  • -leas (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • rest (English)
  • rest (Middle English (1100-1500))
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