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adjective restless pronunciation in British English /ˈres(t)ləs/

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  1. 1
    not willing or able to keep still because you are nervous, bored, or impatient

    Anna was growing restless, marching up and down the platform.

  2. 3
    [usually before noun] not providing rest or sleep
    a restless night:

    She had spent a restless night worrying about him.

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restlessly

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