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Definition of Restless


  1. Never resting; unquiet; uneasy; continually moving; as, a restless child.
  2. Not satisfied to be at rest or in peace; averse to repose or quiet; eager for change; discontented; as, restless schemers; restless ambition; restless subjects.
  3. Deprived of rest or sleep.
  4. Passed in unquietness; as, the patient has had a restless night.
  5. Not affording rest; as, a restless chair.

Restless Quotations

What difference is there between us, save a restless dream that follows my soul but fears to come near you?
Khalil Gibran

Very few people possess true artistic ability. It is therefore both unseemly and unproductive to irritate the situation by making an effort. If you have a burning, restless urge to write or paint, simply eat something sweet and the feeling will pass.
Fran Lebowitz

There is something about a closet that makes a skeleton terribly restless.
Wilson Mizner

When we tire of well-worn ways, we seek for new. This restless craving in the souls of men spurs them to climb, and to seek the mountain view.
Ella Wheeler Wilcox

I have been restless for as long as I can remember.
Henry Rollins
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Restless Translations

restless in German is ruhelos, rastlos, rastlosen
restless in Latin is sollicitus, turbatus

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