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Princeton's WordNet

  1. restlessnessnoun

    the quality of being ceaselessly moving or active

    "the restlessness of the wind"

    uneasiness, fidgetiness, fidget, queasiness, impatience

  2. restlessness, impatiencenoun

    a lack of patience; irritation with anything that causes delay

    uneasiness, fidgetiness, fidget, queasiness, impatience

  3. fidget, fidgetiness, restlessnessnoun

    a feeling of agitation expressed in continual motion

    "he's got the fidgets"; "waiting gave him a feeling of restlessness"

    uneasiness, fidgetiness, fidget, queasiness, impatience

  4. restlessness, uneasiness, queasinessnoun

    inability to rest or relax or be still

    self-consciousness, uncomfortableness, inquietude, qualm, fidgetiness, disquiet, malaise, disquietude, queasiness, edginess, unease, uneasiness, squeamishness, impatience, fidget

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. restlessnessnoun

    restiveness, the fidgets, uneasiness, agitation, turbulence, dysphoria

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "restlessness":

    agitation, unrest, commotion, shaking, turmoil, excitement

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How to use restlessness in a sentence?

  1. Mother Teresa:

    We need to find God, and he cannot be found in noise and restlessness. God is the friend of silence. See how nature--trees, flowers, grass--grows in silence see the stars, the moon and the sun, how they move in silence...we need silence to be able to touch souls.

  2. E. B. White:

    Commuters give the city its tidal restlessness; natives give it solidity and continuity; but the settlers give it passion.

  3. Lyndon B. Johnson:

    It is the common failing of totalitarian regimes that they cannot really understand the nature of our democracy. They mistake dissent for disloyalty. They mistake restlessness for a rejection of policy. They mistake a few committees for a country. They misjudge individual speeches for public policy. (Answering North Vietnamese charge that US could not endure)

  4. Mrs. Ruthellen Josselson:

    I understand that universities, archives and historical societies are rushing to collect and curate the personal accounts of how ordinary people are experiencing this growing public health crisis. but what I can see from the early submissions are plotless descriptions of emotions, fear, sadness, anger and restlessness as well as moments of joy and hope.

  5. Thomas Alva Edison:

    Restlessness and discontent are the first necessities of progress.

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