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Adjective
Anxious or stressed, thereby not able to rest or relax
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“Mrs. Jones admitted that she had been feeling restless about her husband's absence.”
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Characterized by, or tending to cause, agitation or anxiety
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“The figure skater endured a few restless minutes as she waited for her scores to be posted.”
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Characterized by an inability to sleep or rest
“He lay in his bed, restless and full of worry about the future.”
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Tending to fidget or twitch
“Carey was extremely restless in his seat and rightly so. He kept wiping his palms on his pants as though something was stuck to them.”
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Regularly on the move
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“Compelled into flight by an irresistible calling, the restless flock of birds rose into the air on their broad elegant wings.”
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Feeling or displaying disappointment or a lack of contentment
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Responding readily to something new or stimulating, especially temperamentally
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Characterized by, or displaying, frenetic excitement or energy
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Characterized by conflict, disorder, or confusion
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Having an intense or passionate interest
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Irregular and unsteady, characterized by fits
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Diligent in the pursuit of a goal
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(of work) Strenuous in nature
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Liable to unpredictable variation or changes
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(typically of children) Irritable and quarrelsome
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Having the feeling that one is about to vomit
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Showing a desire to resist authority, control, or convention
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Willing to take risks or to try out new methods, ideas, or experiences
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(of sleep) Easily disturbed
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