Definition of Restful

1. Adjective. Affording physical or mental rest. "She spent a restful night at home"

Exact synonyms: Relaxing, Reposeful
Similar to: Slumberous, Slumbrous
Derivative terms: Restfulness
Antonyms: Restless



Definition of Restful

1. a. Being at rest; quiet.

Definition of Restful

1. Adjective. (computing) Using REST (representational state transfer). ¹

2. Adjective. peaceful; having a peaceful aspect ¹

3. Adjective. restorative; aiding rest ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Restful

1. tranquil [adj -FULLER, -FULLEST] - See also: tranquil

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Restful

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resterilization
resterilizations
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resters
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restframe
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restful (current term)
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restharrow
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resticking
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Literary usage of Restful

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1. Manual of Serum Diagnosis: Deep Breathing and a Complete System for by Bernarr Macfadden, Otto Rostoski (1904)
"... by unusual drains on the system, the nerves or the mental faculties, is restful sleep. Good, sound slumber recuperates the body to a wonderful degree. ..."

2. Fundamentals in Methods in Elementary Schools by Joseph Patrick Kennedy (1915)
"(6) restful Colors. — Useful lessons might be given, not only in the care of the eyes, ... The colors of the schoolroom should be neutral and restful. ..."

3. The Antiquary by Edward Walford, John Charles Cox, George Latimer Apperson (1888)
"Death is seldom represented otherwise than in a gentle, plaintive, and restful personification. The exceptions to this are chiefly of Etruscan origin, ..."

4. The Woman's Book: Dealing Practically with the Modern Conditions of Home (1894)
"These may be restful and soothing, or they may be fussy and irritating. All the unconscious, as the conscious, influences of the household should be calming ..."

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