Definition of Restlessness

1. Noun. The quality of being ceaselessly moving or active. "The restlessness of the wind"

Generic synonyms: Mobility
Derivative terms: Restless



2. Noun. A lack of patience; irritation with anything that causes delay.
Exact synonyms: Impatience
Generic synonyms: Annoyance, Botheration, Irritation, Vexation
Derivative terms: Impatient

3. Noun. A feeling of agitation expressed in continual motion. "Waiting gave him a feeling of restlessness"
Exact synonyms: Fidget, Fidgetiness
Generic synonyms: Agitation
Specialized synonyms: Impatience
Derivative terms: Fidget, Fidgety, Fidgety

4. Noun. Inability to rest or relax or be still.
Exact synonyms: Queasiness, Uneasiness
Generic synonyms: Nervousness
Specialized synonyms: Jactation, Jactitation
Derivative terms: Queasy, Restless, Restless, Uneasy, Uneasy

Definition of Restlessness

1. Noun. The state or condition of being restless; an inability to be still, quiet, at peace or comfortable. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Restlessness

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Literary usage of Restlessness

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1. Diseases of the Stomach: A Textbook for Practitioners and Students by Max Einhorn (1896)
"Antiperistaltic restlessness of the Stomach. Glax,' Schiitz,' and Cahn" have ... In making the diagnosis of peristaltic or antiperistaltic restlessness of ..."

2. History of English Nonconformity from Wiclif to the Close of the Nineteenth by Henry William Clark (1911)
"And we can see how that same fourteenth-century restlessness, on its religious side, led on through the quasi-Reformation of Henry the Eighth and the ..."

3. Surgical after-treatment: a manual of the conduct of surgical convalescence by Le Roi Goddard Crandon (1910)
"The petty discomforts causing restlessness are numerous. Often the worry and anxiety incident to the operation are the cause. Whatever the result of the ..."

4. Isis Unveiled: A Master-key to the Mysteries of Ancient and Modern Science by Helena Petrovna Blavatsky (1892)
"The inherent restlessness of matter is embodied in the saying of ermes : " Action is the life of ..."

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