restful

[ rest-fuhl ]
/ ˈrɛst fəl /

adjective

giving or conducive to rest.
being at rest; quiet; tranquil; peaceful.

QUIZZES

WHO SAID IT: A QUIZ ON PRESIDENTIAL WIT AND WISDOM

Think you know your presidents? Take this quiz and see if you can match the style, wit, and ideology of these memorable lines to the right POTUS.
Question 1 of 9
“I do believe that the buck stops here, that I cannot rely upon public opinion polls to tell me what is right. I do believe that right makes might and that if I am wrong, 10 angels swearing I was right would make no difference.”

Origin of restful

Middle English word dating back to 1300–50; see origin at rest1, -ful

OTHER WORDS FROM restful

WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH restful

restful , restive
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

Example sentences from the Web for restful

British Dictionary definitions for restful

restful
/ (ˈrɛstfʊl) /

adjective

giving or conducive to rest
being at rest; tranquil; calm

Derived forms of restful

restfully, adverbrestfulness, noun
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012