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restlessness

noun

1 restlessness

The quality of being ceaselessly moving or active.

Roget 860: fear, timidity, diffidence, want of confidence; apprehensiveness, fearfulness etc. adj.; solicitude, anxiety, care, apprehension, misgiving; feeze [U.S.]; ... show more

Roget 315: agitation, stir, tremor, shake, ripple, jog, jolt, jar, jerk, shock, succussion, trepidation, quiver, quaver, ... show more

Roget 264: motion, movement, move; going etc. v.; unrest.    stream, flow, flux, run, course, stir; ... show more

Roget 149: changeableness etc. adj.; mutability, inconstancy; versatility, mobility; instability, unstable equilibrium; vacillation etc. (irresolution) 605; fluctuation, ... show more



2 restlessness

A lack of patience; irritation with anything that causes delay.

synonym: impatience.

Roget 825: excitability, impetuosity, vehemence; boisterousness etc. adj.; turbulence; impatience, intolerance, nonendurance; irritability etc. (irascibility) 901; ... show more

Dutch: ongeduld
Polish: zniecierpliwienie

3 restlessness

A feeling of agitation expressed in continual motion:
— Waiting gave him a feeling of restlessness.

synonyms: fidget, fidgetiness.

Roget 682: activity; briskness, liveliness etc. adj.; animation, life, vivacity, spirit, dash, energy; snap, vim.    nimbleness, ... show more

4 restlessness

Inability to rest or relax or be still.

synonyms: queasiness, uneasiness.

Dutch: rusteloosheid


Moby thesaurus: Faustianism, activity, actuation, ado, agitation, ailment, alertness, all-night vigil, anxiety, bluster, bobbery, boil, boiling, bother, botheration, breathless impatience, brouhaha, burst, bustle, capriciousness ... show more.

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