rest·less /ˈrɛstləs/ 形容詞
1. Never resting; unquiet; uneasy; continually moving; as, a restless child. --Chaucer. “Restless revolution day by day.”
2. Not satisfied to be at rest or in peace; averse to repose or quiet; eager for change; discontented; as, restless schemers; restless ambition; restless subjects. “Restless at home , and ever prone to range.”
3. Deprived of rest or sleep.
Restless he passed the remnants of the night. --Dryden.
4. Passed in unquietness; as, the patient has had a restless night.
5. Not affording rest; as, a restless chair.
Restless thrush. Zool. See Grinder, 3.
Syn: -- Unquiet; uneasy; disturbed; disquieted; sleepless; agitated; unsettled; roving; wandering.
-- Rest*less*ly, adv.- Rest*less*ness, n.
adj 1: unable to relax or be still; "a constant fretful stamping of
hooves"; "itchy for excitement"; "a restless child"
[syn: fidgety, fretful, itchy]
2: worried and uneasy [syn: ungratified, unsatisfied]
3: ceaselessly in motion; "the restless sea"; "the restless
4: marked by a lack of quiet; not conducive to rest; "spent a
restless night"; "fell into an uneasy sleep" [syn: uneasy]