Definition of "restlessness" []

  • Unable to stay still or quiet (adjective)
  • Ceaselessly active or moving (adjective)
  • Worried; anxious; uneasy (adjective)
  • Not restful; without repose (adjective)
  • The state or condition of being restless; an inability to be still, quiet, at peace or comfortable. (noun) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016 : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "restlessness" in a sentence
  • "Is there no excuse then for what they call my restlessness? ..."
  • "Among the more astute there was a certain restlessness, -- an impatience at the restraint of the traces, an indecisive quickness of movement, a sniffing of snouts and pricking of ears."
  • "I am hopeful that this means I will be well enough to climb tomorrow, because it's been four days since I exercised significantly, and restlessness is setting in."