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EtymologyEdit

From Middle English restles, restelees, from Old English restlēas (restless; disturbed), equivalent to rest +‎ -less.

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restless (comparative more restless, superlative most restless)

  1. Not allowing or affording rest.
    The night before his wedding was a restless one.
  2. Without rest; unable to be still or quiet; uneasy; continually moving.
    He was a restless child.
    She sat, restless and nervous, and tried to concentrate.
  3. Not satisfied to be at rest or in peace; averse to repose; eager for change; discontented.
    A restless ambition.
  4. Deprived of rest or sleep.
    They remained restless, sitting by the window the entire night.

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