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restive

adjective uk   /ˈres.tɪv/ formal us  
unwilling to be controlled or be patient: The audience was becoming restive as they waited for the performance to begin.
restively
adverb uk   /-li/ us  
restiveness
noun [U] uk   /-nəs/ us  
Translations of “restive”
in Spanish inquieto, impaciente…
in French impatient, nerveux…
in German unruhig…
in Chinese (Traditional) 難駕馭的,不受管束的, 焦躁不安的…
in Russian беспокойный…
in Turkish huzursuz, huysuz, aksi…
in Chinese (Simplified) 难驾驭的,不受管束的, 焦躁不安的…
in Polish niespokojny…
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