Synonyms of restive in English:

restive


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adjective

1‘I haven't done anything about supper—Edward will be getting restive’

SYNONYMS
restless, fidgety, edgy, on edge, tense, uneasy, ill at ease, worked up, nervous, agitated, anxious, on tenterhooks, keyed up, apprehensive, unquiet, impatient
British nervy
informal jumpy, jittery, twitchy, uptight, wired, like a cat on a hot tin roof
British informal like a cat on hot bricks, stressy
ANTONYMS

calm

2‘the militants are increasingly restive’

SYNONYMS
unruly, disorderly, out of control, uncontrollable, unmanageable, ungovernable, unbiddable, disobedient, defiant, up in arms, wilful, recalcitrant, refractory, insubordinate, disaffected, dissentious, riotous
rebellious, mutinous, seditious, insurgent, insurrectionary, insurrectionist, revolutionary
British informal bolshie
archaic contumacious
ANTONYMS

biddable, peaceable