[ US /ˈɹɛstɫəs/ ]
[ UK /ɹˈɛstləs/ ]
[ UK /ɹˈɛstləs/ ]
ceaselessly in motion
the restless sea
the restless wind
lacking or not affording physical or mental rest
she fell into an uneasy sleep
a restless night
- worried and uneasy
How To Use restless In A Sentence
- Not so with this trivial, lawless country club set of the 1920's, drunk part of the time and reckless all of it, codeless, dutiless, restless. Definitions: Essays in Contemporary Criticism
- The beast was as huge as an aurochs, its glossy midnight mane shining in the sunlight as it pawed the ground restlessly with one forehoof.
- Restlessness is discontent - and discontent is the first necessity of progress. Show me a thoroughly satisfied man - and I will show you a failure. Thomas A. Edison
- Perhaps these dark thoughts are why he can be restless at night. Times, Sunday Times
- Her great wings beat restlessly against her back as she waited for the others to join her.
- The rocking motion of the treadle and the gentle clacking of the machine often lulled the restless child.
- Restlessness, anxiety , confusion, and twitching may also precede convulsions.
- Feeling restless with our two boys grown and gone from home, I obtained a teaching position at Fujian Teachers University in Fuzhou, The Peoples Republic of China. THE WAY IT WAS
- It is zeal for the salvation of souls which makes the prelateship desired, if you will believe the ambitious man; which makes the monk, who is destined for the choir, run hither and thither, as the restless soul himself will tell you; which causes all those censures and murmurings against the prelates of the Treatise on the Love of God
- Personal relations have become restless, fretful, often disturbed by an itch for change and variety.