restful Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary Cambridge dictionaries logo
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Meaning of “restful” in the English Dictionary

"restful" in British English

See all translations

restfuladjective

uk   /ˈrest.fəl/  us   /ˈrest.fəl/
restfully
adverb uk   /ˈrest.fəl.i/  us   /ˈrest.fəl.i/
restfulness
noun [U] uk   /ˈrest.fəl.nəs/  us   /ˈrest.fəl.nəs/
She always thought of the house as being a place of great peace and restfulness.
(Definition of restful from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"restful" in American English

See all translations

restfuladjective

 us   /ˈrest·fəl/
causing a feeling of calmness: The island was quiet and restful and so beautiful.
(Definition of restful from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “restful”
in Arabic مُهَدِّيء…
in Korean 편안한…
in Portuguese tranquilo…
in Catalan relaxant…
in Japanese 穏やかな, 心休まる…
in Chinese (Simplified) 闲适宁静的, 令人感到放松的…
in Chinese (Traditional) 閒適寧靜的, 令人感到放鬆的…
in Italian riposante…
What is the pronunciation of restful?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

“restful” in British English

Avoiding common errors with the word enough.
Avoiding common errors with the word enough.
by ,
May 25, 2016
by Liz Walter Enough is a very common word, but it is easy to make mistakes with it. You need to be careful about its position in a sentence, and the prepositions or verb patterns that come after it. I’ll start with the position of enough in the sentence. When we use it with a noun,

Read More 

Word of the Day

shade

to prevent direct light from shining on something

Word of the Day

convo noun
convo noun
May 23, 2016
informal a conversation The convo around concussions mostly focuses on guys who play football, but Chastain thinks that this whole thing could be a headache for women too.

Read More