Origin of restless
OTHER WORDS FROM restlessrest·less·ly, adverbrest·less·ness, noun
Words nearby restless
How to use restless in a sentence
I’ve frequently wondered—during restless nights and uncomfortable days, when sitting, standing, and sleeping hurt—if I ruined my body forever by using it too hard thru-hiking.Did Thru-Hiking the Appalachian Trail Ruin My Body?|Grayson Haver Currin|January 25, 2021|Outside Online
I planned to use that sweet-savory treat as an enticement to keep them moving as soon as they started to act restless.
She was “restless, impatient, ambitious” but had no clear path forward.Alison Lurie, Pulitzer-winning novelist of mordant wit and boundless empathy, dies at 94|Phoebe Connelly|December 4, 2020|Washington Post
It evolved into a local search purveyor but after adoption plateaued and investors grew restless, the company pivoted to location intelligence.
True to his restless, improvement-seeking nature, he has lately become excited about a collaboration with Friedman and Paul Blainey of the Broad Institute that repurposes a nanofluidics chip Blainey built for high-throughput drug screening.A Physicist’s Approach to Biology Brings Ecological Insights|Gabriel Popkin|October 13, 2020|Quanta Magazine
Rubenstein was 31 years old when he left the White House, and he was restless to make his mark.
By the time the Royals came to town in 1969, my father was growing restless.
The tenor saxophonist was one of the most imaginatively restless artists to ever work a bandstand.
Some Upper East Side natives are getting restless about outside perceptions.Why the Upper East Side Is Now Cooler Than Brooklyn|Tom Teodorczuk|September 2, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But even without help from a restless tectonic plate, folks in the Napa Valley get easily agitated.Napa’s Earthquake Is Not The Only Thing Shaking The Vineyards|Clive Irving|August 31, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He grew very restless, for it was a long time before Grandfather Mole appeared.The Tale of Grandfather Mole|Arthur Scott Bailey
When the short-skirted, gossamer clad nymphs made their appearance on the stage they became restless and fidgety.
The moon was coming up, and its mystic shimmer was casting a million lights across the distant, restless water.The Awakening and Selected Short Stories|Kate Chopin
Never had Tom seen his gay and careless cousin in such guise: he was restless, silent, intense and inarticulate.The Wave|Algernon Blackwood
The Belmont house was closed, the still restless Helena occupying a palace in Rome at the moment.Ancestors|Gertrude Atherton