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Synonyms for restless
ˈrɛst lɪsrest·less

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  1. restlessadjective


  2. restlessadjective

    Not allowing or affording rest.

    The night before his wedding was a restless one.


  3. restlessadjective

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


  4. restlessadjective

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

    A restless ambition.


  5. restlessadjective

    Deprived of rest or sleep.

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


English Synonyms and Antonyms0.0 / 0 votes

  1. restless

    Active refers to both quickness and constancy of action; in the former sense it is allied with agile, alert, brisk, etc.; in the latter, with busy, diligent, industrious. The active love employment, the busy are actually employed, the diligent and the industrious are habitually busy. The restless are active from inability to keep quiet; their activity may be without purpose, or out of all proportion to the purpose contemplated. The officious are undesirably active in the affairs of others. Compare ALERT; ALIVE; MEDDLESOME.

    active, agile, alert, brisk, bustling, busy, diligent, energetic, expeditious, industrious, lively, mobile, nimble, officious, prompt, quick, ready, sprightly, spry, supple, vigorous, wide awake

    dull, heavy, idle, inactive, indolent, inert, lazy, quiescent, quiet, slow, sluggish, stupid

    Active in work, in a cause; for an object, as for justice; with persons or instrumentalities; about something, as about other people's business.

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  1. restless

    unquiet, uneasy, disturbed, sleepless, agitated, roving, incessant, tossing

    calm, quiet, reposing, still, motionless

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  1. restless, ungratified, unsatisfiedadjective

    worried and uneasy

    uneasy, ungratified, unsated, unsatiated, unsatisfied

    slumberous, slumbrous, contented, relaxing, reposeful, unmoving, nonmoving, content, restful

  2. restlessadjective

    ceaselessly in motion

    "the restless sea"; "the restless wind"

    uneasy, ungratified, unsatisfied

    restful, contented, slumberous, slumbrous, content, unmoving, reposeful, nonmoving, relaxing

  3. restless, uneasyadjective

    lacking or not affording physical or mental rest

    "a restless night"; "she fell into an uneasy sleep"

    unquiet, uneasy, nervous, ill at ease(p), unsatisfied, queasy, awkward, ungratified, anxious

    nonmoving, content, unmoving, relaxing, slumbrous, reposeful, contented, restful, slumberous

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  1. restlessadjective

    unquiet, uneasy, disquieted, disturbed, agitated, anxious, restive

  2. restlessadjective

    unsteady, inconstant, changeable, unstable, unsettled, vacillating, fickle

  3. restlessadjective

    roving, wandering, in motion, on the move

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words0.0 / 0 votes

  1. restlessadjective

    restive, fidgety, agitated, unquiet, uneasy, kicksy-wicksy

PPDB, the paraphrase database0.0 / 0 votes

  1. List of paraphrases for "restless":

    agitated, flustered, insatiable, turbulent, nervous, troubled

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  1. Sebastian Morris:

    Gujarat's much-celebrated growth rate has slowed down in the last two years. There are hardly any jobs to absorb the young and the restless, this problem is not just in Gujarat, but it is faced by youths across India.

  2. Pina LoGiudice:

    The first thing is definitely magnesium. That will actually help with restless leg syndrome or if you have any low back cramping, calcium is quite wonderful because ... your body will cause more aches and pains because you're trying to build your baby, and so you yourself become deficient. Acupuncture is phenomenal and safe for those low back pains or sciatica or that neck stiffness.

  3. Nathan M. Pusey:

    The teacher's task is not to implant facts but to place the subject to be learned in front of the learner and, through sympathy, emotion, imagination and patience, to awaken in the learner the restless drive for answers and insights which enlarge the personal life and give it meaning.

  4. Samuel Hoffenstein:

    When you're away, I'm restless, lonely, wretched, bored, dejected only here's the rub, my darling dear, I feel the same when you're near.

  5. Soren Kierkegaard, "The Sickness Unto Death":

    And when the hourglass has run out, the hourglass of temporality, when the noise of secular life has grown silent and its restless or ineffectual activism has come to an end, when everything around you is still, as it is in eternity, then eternity asks you and every individual in these millions and millions about only one thing: whether you have lived in despair or not.

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