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1. restlessness

noun. ['ˈrɛstləsnəs'] the quality of being ceaselessly moving or active.

Antonyms

  • stand still

Etymology

  • -ness (English)
  • restless (English)
  • -less (English)

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Words that Rhyme with Restlessness

  • abruptness
  • absoluteness
  • acuteness
  • adonis
  • aggressiveness
  • agribusiness
  • airworthiness
  • alertness
  • aloofness
  • alumnus
  • anise
  • anus
  • appropriateness
  • arbitrariness
  • assertiveness
  • astuteness
  • attentiveness
  • attractiveness
  • awareness
  • awfulness

Example sentences of the word restlessness


1. Noun, singular or mass
Irritability and restlessness might also push others away from you, decreasing the chances of effective or lengthy communication.

Quotes containing the word restlessness


1. My soul is impatient with itself, as with a bothersome child; its restlessness keeps growing and is forever the same. Everything interests me, but nothing holds me. I attend to everything, dreaming all the while. […]. I'm two, and both keep their distance — Siamese twins that aren't attached.
- Fernando Pessoa, The Book of Disquiet

2. I am a restlessness inside a stillness inside a restlessness.
- Dodie Smith, I Capture the Castle

3. Restlessness and impatience change nothing except our peace and joy. Peace does not dwell in outward things, but in the heart prepared to wait trustfully and quietly on Him who has all things safely in His hands.
- Elisabeth Elliot

2. restlessness

noun. ['ˈrɛstləsnəs'] inability to rest or relax or be still.

Synonyms

  • jactation
  • uneasiness
  • nervousness
  • jactitation

Antonyms

  • composure
  • good nature
  • patience
  • normality

Etymology

  • -ness (English)
  • restless (English)
  • -less (English)

3. restlessness

noun. ['ˈrɛstləsnəs'] a feeling of agitation expressed in continual motion.

Synonyms

  • fidgetiness
  • fidget
  • agitation

Antonyms

  • immovability
  • immotility
  • immovableness
  • serenity

Etymology

  • -ness (English)
  • restless (English)
  • -less (English)

4. restlessness

noun. ['ˈrɛstləsnəs'] a lack of patience; irritation with anything that causes delay.

Synonyms

  • impatience
  • annoyance
  • irritation
  • botheration

Antonyms

  • equanimity
  • quiet
  • sang-froid
  • repose

Etymology

  • -ness (English)
  • restless (English)
  • -less (English)
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