[ US /ˈɹɛstɫəs/ ]
[ UK /ɹˈɛstləs/ ]
  1. ceaselessly in motion
    the restless sea
    the restless wind
  2. lacking or not affording physical or mental rest
    she fell into an uneasy sleep
    a restless night
  3. worried and uneasy
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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.
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