Definition of unrestful in English:



  • Not restful.

    • ‘And one night he thought he heard, underneath the wind, awaking from that fitful, unrestful sleep, ‘It's coming, be patient.’’
    • ‘The journey not only reveals an artist seeking his voice, but an immigrant seeking to order his inner world before stepping onto the unrestful shore.’
    • ‘It was the most unrestful sleep he'd had in a long time.’
    • ‘Not that, in the end, I minded this kind of unrestful treatment.’
    • ‘A startled squeak came from the box the two of them were standing over as Golin seemed to awaken from an unrestful sleep.’
    • ‘I was woken from an unrestful doze when the door was opened again and propped myself up on one elbow, squinting into the light.’
    • ‘target: not reached’



/ʌnˈrɛs(t)fʊl/ /ʌnˈrɛs(t)f(ə)l/