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Definition 1: inability to rest or relax or be still - [noun denoting attribute]

Synonyms for restlessness in the sense of this definition

(restlessness is a kind of ...) a sensitive or highly strung temperament

(... is a kind of restlessness ) (pathology) extremely restless tossing and twitching usually by a person with a severe illness

Definition 2: the quality of being ceaselessly moving or active - [noun denoting attribute]

Samples where restlessness or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the restlessness of the wind

(restlessness is a kind of ...) the quality of moving freely

Definition 3: a feeling of agitation expressed in continual motion - [noun denoting feeling]

Samples where restlessness or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • he's got the fidgets
  • waiting gave him a feeling of restlessness

Synonyms for restlessness in the sense of this definition

(restlessness is a kind of ...) the feeling of being agitated; not calm

(... is a kind of restlessness ) a restless desire for change and excitement

Definition 4: a lack of patience; irritation with anything that causes delay - [noun denoting state]

Synonyms for restlessness in the sense of this definition

(restlessness is a kind of ...) the psychological state of being irritated or annoyed

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