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The trouble with America is that when the dollar only earns 6 percent over here, then it gets restless and goes overseas to get 100 percent. Then the flag follows the dollar and the soldiers follow the flag.
Smedley Butler

Meaning of "restless" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF RESTLESS

restless  [ˈrɛstlɪs] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF RESTLESS

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Restless is an adjective.
The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES RESTLESS MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of restless in the English dictionary

The first definition of restless in the dictionary is unable to stay still or quiet. Other definition of restless is ceaselessly active or moving. Restless is also worried; anxious; uneasy.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH RESTLESS


boastless
ˈbəʊstlɪs
contextless
ˈkɒntɛkstlɪs
countless
ˈkaʊntlɪs
crustless
ˈkrʌstlɪs
distrustless
dɪsˈtrʌstlɪs
dustless
ˈdʌstlɪs
effortless
ˈɛfətlɪs
forestless
ˈfɒrɪstlɪs
gustless
ˈɡʌstlɪs
listless
ˈlɪstlɪs
mastless
ˈmɑːstlɪs
mistrustless
ˌmɪsˈtrʌstlɪs
pastless
ˈpɑːstlɪs
pointless
ˈpɔɪntlɪs
resistless
rɪˈzɪstlɪs
rustless
ˈrʌstlɪs
tasteless
ˈteɪstlɪs
trustless
ˈtrʌstlɪs
vestless
ˈvɛstlɪs
waistless
ˈweɪstlɪs

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE RESTLESS

restitute
restitution
restitutionism
restitutionist
restitutive
restitutor
restitutory
restive
restively
restiveness
restless spirit
restlessly
restlessness
resto
restock
restoke
restorable
restorableness
restoral
restoration

WORDS THAT END LIKE RESTLESS

bottomless
contactless
costless
creditless
dauntless
doubtless
faultless
fruitless
heartless
heatless
hitless
limitless
meatless
shirtless
shitless
spotless
tactless
textless
thoughtless
ventless
weightless

Synonyms and antonyms of restless in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «RESTLESS»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «restless» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of restless

Translation of «restless» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF RESTLESS

Find out the translation of restless to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of restless from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «restless» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

不安宁的
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

inquieto
570 millions of speakers

English

restless
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

बेचैन
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

قَلِق
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

беспокойный
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

inquieto
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

অস্থির
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

agité
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Gelisah
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

ruhelos
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

落ち着かない
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

불안한
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Resik
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

bất ổn
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

அமைதியற்று
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

अस्वस्थ
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

huzursuz
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

irrequieto
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

niespokojny
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

неспокійний
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

neliniștit
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

αεικίνητος
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

rusteloos
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

rastlös
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

rastløs
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of restless

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «RESTLESS»

The term «restless» is very widely used and occupies the 21.360 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «RESTLESS» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about restless

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10 QUOTES WITH «RESTLESS»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word restless.
1
Riz Ahmed
I have always been restless, had a lot of energy.
2
Amitabh Bachchan
I like to feel the butterflies in the stomach, I like to go home and have a restless night and wonder how I'm going to be able to accomplish this feat, get jittery. That hunger and those butterflies in the stomach are very essential for all creative people.
3
Buffalo Bill
My restless, roaming spirit would not allow me to remain at home very long.
4
Emma Bonino
I was very restless, but finally I found my way.
5
Charlotte Bronte
A ruffled mind makes a restless pillow.
6
Fanny Burney
I cannot sleep - great joy is as restless as great sorrow.
7
Smedley Butler
The trouble with America is that when the dollar only earns 6 percent over here, then it gets restless and goes overseas to get 100 percent. Then the flag follows the dollar and the soldiers follow the flag.
8
Victor Cherbuliez
What helps luck is a habit of watching for opportunities, of having a patient but restless mind, of sacrificing one's ease or vanity, or uniting a love of detail to foresight, and of passing through hard times bravely and cheerfully.
9
Jenna-Louise Coleman
I am a restless person.
10
Matt Damon
I love shooting, when the character is interesting and the script is interesting, but the research beforehand is really fun. The whole process makes me anxious and restless, and I have trouble sleeping, just trying to figure out the character.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «RESTLESS»

Discover the use of restless in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to restless and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Restless
It is 1939.
William Boyd, 2009
2
Restless: Because You Were Made for More
Using the story of Joseph, the dreamer, Jennie explains how his suffering, gifts, relationships—all of the threads of his life—fit into the greater story of God and how our stories can do the same.
Jennie Allen, 2014
3
Not Young, Still Restless: A Memoir
Not Young, Still Restless follows Jeanne as she makes her way from small-town Taft, California, to the heart of the Los Angeles movie industry, where the list of her feature-film costars reads like a Who's Who of Hollywood's Golden ...
Jeanne Cooper, 2012
4
Restless Empire: China and the World Since 1750
A prize-winning historian and expert on Chinese foreign relations examines China's relationship to the outside world for the past 250 years, showing how the past will set the course for China's future.
Odd Arne Westad, 2012
5
Restless Souls: The Sharon Tate Family's Account of Stardom, ...
Intimate, honest, and heartfelt, Restless Souls remarkable details, including : the dramatic role Sharon’s father, P. J., a retired army intelligence officer, played in finding his daughter’s murderers the reaction P. J. had when he ...
Alisa Statman, Brie Tate, 2012
6
Restless Virgins
Restless Virgins is the riveting real-life story of a group of seniors who were there as the "incident" (as it came to be called) unfolded: Whitney, the athletic and sensual beauty every girl wants to be; Annie, who craves acceptance but is ...
Abigail Jones, Marissa Miley, 2009
7
Restless Souls: The Making of American Spirituality
Tracing out the country’s Transcendentalist and cosmopolitan religious impulses over the last two centuries, Restless Souls explores America’s abiding romance with spirituality as religion’s better half.
Leigh Eric Schmidt, 2012
8
Restless Cities
Leading intellectuals reimagine the city as a site of ceaseless change and motion.
Matthew Beaumont, Gregory Dart, 2010
9
Restless Dead: Encounters Between the Living and the Dead in ...
"--David Frankfurter, author of "Religion in Roman Egypt" "This is an incontestably useful book. . . . The author's scholarship is remarkable and her competence indisputable.
Sarah Iles Johnston, 1999
10
Restless China
This compelling book explores the explosive pace of change in China and how its citizens are grappling with a dramatically new world, both in the public and private spheres.
Eugene Perry Link, Richard Madsen, Paul Pickowicz, 2013

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «RESTLESS»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term restless is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Daytime Emmy Awards: 'Days of Our Lives' and 'Young and Restless
(CNN) The stars came out Sunday evening in Burbank, California, to attend the 42nd Daytime Emmy Awards. Supermodel Tyra Banks hosted the show, which ... «CNN, Apr 15»
2
Daytime Emmy Nominations 2015: The Talk, The Young and the …
On the soap front, Days of Our Lives, The Young and the Restless, and General Hospital nabbed the most nominations, with Alison Sweeney scoring her ... «Us Magazine, Mar 15»
3
Former Young and the Restless Star Victoria Rowell Sues CBS and …
In a suit filed Wednesday, Rowell claims she has not been allowed back on The Young and the Restless or The Bold and the Beautiful because of her advocacy ... «TV Guide, Feb 15»
4
The Young and the Restless Star Beau Kazer Dies at 63
"The Young and the Restless has lost another of its own... RIP Beau Kazer (Brock)," he wrote. "I remember the first time I heard your voice and thought wow! «TV Guide, Jan 15»
5
'Young and the Restless' Actor Corey Sligh -- Suspects Charged in …
Two guys accused of attacking a "Young and the Restless" actor on Thanksgiving Day ... have been charged with a slew of crimes ... including assault with a ... «TMZ.com, Dec 14»
6
Corey Sligh, 'Young And The Restless' Actor, Recovering After …
The cast and crew of "The Young and the Restless" gather backstage during the 41st annual Daytime Emmy Awards in Beverly Hills, California, June 22, 2014. «International Business Times, Nov 14»
7
Justin Hartley Previews His New Gig on The Young and the Restless
Charismatic supercreep Adam Newman will return to CBS's The Young and the Restless Wednesday, Nov. 5, and he'll be looking just like Justin Hartley! «TV Guide, Oct 14»
8
Exclusive: Justin Hartley Joins The Young and the Restless
The Young and the Restless has finally found its Adam Newman! TV Guide Magazine can exclusively report that, after an extensive casting search, the part of ... «TV Guide, Aug 14»
9
Exclusive: Meredith Baxter Joins The Young and the Restless
TV Guide Magazine can exclusively confirm that TV icon Meredith Baxter is heading to daytime's No. 1 soap, The Young and the Restless. The juicy gig will have ... «TV Guide, Aug 14»
10
'Criminal Minds' star Shemar Moore returns to 'The Young and the …
“I am excited about returning to 'The Young and the Restless' as a special guest,” Moore says. “This is where I got my start, and I am looking forward to reuniting ... «Zap2it.com, Jul 14»

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