Meaning of restlessness in English:


Pronunciation /ˈrɛstləsnəs/

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mass noun
  • The inability to rest or relax as a result of anxiety or boredom.

    ‘a feeling of restlessness was making it difficult to concentrate’
    • ‘her husband's nocturnal restlessness’
    • ‘He sees through her queenly behaviour to the restlessness in her heart.’
    • ‘Her dual or multiple personality is plagued by psychic restlessness.’
    • ‘She hovers beside me with the restlessness of the young.’
    • ‘In her novel, what abides is dissatisfaction, restlessness, the hungry tapeworm of individual will.’
    • ‘From the beginning, with a masterful simplicity, these films have been ruled by an air of restlessness.’
    • ‘Despite her restlessness, she managed to get very good grades.’
    • ‘He explored the realities of urban life with a critical intelligence and a Faulknerian restlessness unmatched by any of his contemporaries.’
    • ‘Home is no longer where people come to rest but the motion created by their restlessness.’
    • ‘His choices of dancers and choreographers reflect youthful athleticism, dynamic restlessness, independence, and innovation.’
    • ‘Life in the mountains and the deserts catered to his restlessness.’