Origin of restful
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2. calm, serene, undisturbed.
1. disturbing. 2. agitated.
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Examples from the Web for unrestful
The most unrestful ship that ever sailed out of any port on earth.Chance
What was really wrong with him was that he had these qualities in an unrestful degree.The Mirror of the Sea
Indeed the solid earth and all about me was unrestful, rushing.Of Walks and Walking Tours
The eye of the Sun, the eye of the Moon, and my own unrestful eyes—all three are one—all three are one!Soldiers Three
I am most sad and most aweary Of this routine of state, unrestful splendor.Virginia, A Tragedy
Marion Forster Gilmore
- giving or conducive to rest
- being at rest; tranquil; calm
Word Origin and History for unrestful
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