adverb see restless

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  • restlessly — adv. Restlessly is used with these verbs: ↑pace, ↑shift, ↑stir, ↑toss, ↑wander …   Collocations dictionary

  • restlessly — restless ► ADJECTIVE 1) unable to rest or relax as a result of anxiety or boredom. 2) offering no physical or emotional rest: a restless night. DERIVATIVES restlessly adverb restlessness noun …   English terms dictionary

  • restlessly — adverb in a restless manner (Freq. 2) he cracked his knuckles restlessly • Derived from adjective: ↑restless …   Useful english dictionary

  • Restlessly — Restless Rest less, a. [AS. restle[ a]s.] 1. Never resting; unquiet; uneasy; continually moving; as, a restless child. Chaucer. Restless revolution day by day. Milton. [1913 Webster] 2. Not satisfied to be at rest or in peace; averse to repose or …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • restlessly — See restless. * * * …   Universalium

  • restlessly — adverb In a restless manner …   Wiktionary

  • restlessly — restlɪslɪ adv. nervously, uneasily; without repose, without rest; while in constant motion …   English contemporary dictionary

  • restlessly — rest·less·ly …   English syllables

  • restlessly — See: restless …   English dictionary

  • restless — restlessly, adv. restlessness, n. /rest lis/, adj. 1. characterized by or showing inability to remain at rest: a restless mood. 2. unquiet or uneasy, as a person, the mind, or the heart. 3. never at rest; perpetually agitated or in motion: the… …   Universalium

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