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restful

[ rest-fuhl ]
/ ˈrɛst fəl /
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adjective
giving or conducive to rest.
being at rest; quiet; tranquil; peaceful.
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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
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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
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