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English definition of “restless”

restless

adjective uk   /ˈrest.ləs/ us  
C1 unwilling or unable to stay still or to be quiet and calm, because you are worried or bored: He's a restless type - he never stays in one country for long. She spent a restless night (= she did not sleep well), tossing and turning.Anxious and worriedBore and bored
restlessly
adverb uk   /-li/ us  
She shifted restlessly in her chair.Anxious and worriedBore and bored
restlessness
noun [U] uk   /-nəs/ us  
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