Definition for REST'LESS

REST'LESS, a. [from rest; Sax. restleas.]

  1. Unquiet; uneasy; continually moving; as, a restless child.
  2. Being without sleep; uneasy. Restless he pass'd the remnant of the night. – Dryden.
  3. Passed in unquietness; as, the patient has had a restless night.
  4. Uneasy; unquiet; not satisfied to be at rest or in peace; as, a restless prince; restless ambition; restless passions.
  5. Uneasy; turbulent; as, restless subjects.
  6. Unsettled; disposed to wander or to change place or condition. Restless at home, and ever prone to range. – Dryden.

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