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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Rest·less, a.
 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.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adv : in a restless manner; "he cracked his knuckles restlessly"