restlessness

  • 1 restlessness — index commotion, diligence (perseverance), disturbance, outburst, trepidation Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 2 restlessness — [n] constant motion; discontent activity, agitation, ailment, ants*, antsiness*, anxiety, bustle, disquiet, disquietude, disturbance, edginess, excitability, ferment, fitfulness, fretfulness, hurry, inconstancy, inquietude, insomnia, instability …

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  • 3 restlessness — noun 1. the quality of being ceaselessly moving or active (Freq. 1) the restlessness of the wind • Derivationally related forms: ↑restless • Hypernyms: ↑mobility 2. inability to rest or relax or be still • Syn …

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  • 4 restlessness — noun The state or condition of being restless; an inability to be still, quiet, at peace or comfortable. She sat and fidgeted out of restlessness as she waited. See Also: rest, restlessly …

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  • 5 restlessness — 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 …

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  • 6 Restlessness — 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 …

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  • 7 restlessness — noun see restless …

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  • 8 restlessness — See restlessly. * * * …

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  • 9 restlessness — Synonyms and related words: Faustianism, activity, actuation, ado, agitation, ailment, alertness, all night vigil, anxiety, bluster, bobbery, boil, boiling, bother, botheration, breathless impatience, brouhaha, burst, bustle, capriciousness,… …

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  • 10 restlessness — I (Roget s IV) n. Syn. uneasiness, disquiet, fidgetiness, excitability; see anxiety , excitement , uneasiness , unrest 1 . II (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun An uneasy or nervous state: disquiet, disquietude, inquietude, restiveness, unease,… …

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  • 11 restlessness — rest·less·ness || restlɪsnɪs n. inability to remain still; nervousness, uneasiness; state of lacking repose; state of being constantly in motion …

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  • 12 restlessness — n restiveness, uneasiness, unquietness, nervousness, nervosity, fretfulness; sleeplessness, wakefulness, insomnia, unrestfulness; discontentedness, dissatisfaction, unhappiness, discontent, Pathol. dysphoria; impatience, fidgets, itchiness, Sl.… …

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  • 13 restlessness — rest·less·ness …

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  • 14 restlessness — See: restless …

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  • 15 Anatomy of Restlessness — infobox Book | name = Anatomy of Restlessness title orig = translator = image caption = author = Bruce Chatwin illustrator = cover artist = country = United Kingdom language = English series = genre = Various publisher = Penguin Books release… …

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  • 16 Five hindrances — In Buddhism, the five hindrances (Pali: IAST|pañca nīvaraṇāni ) [ [http://dsal.uchicago.edu/cgi bin/philologic/getobject.pl?c.2:1:669.pali Rhys Davids Stede (1921 25), p. 376] , entry for IAST|Nīvaraṇa. ] are negative mental states that impede… …

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  • 17 Glossary of psychiatry — In this glossary of psychiatric terms, mostly Greek, secondly French and German and some English terms, as used in psychiatric literature, were defined. We have included many other terms with the passage of time and aim to broaden this article to …

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  • 18 collective behaviour — ▪ psychology Introduction       the kinds of activities engaged in by sizable but loosely organized groups of people. Episodes of collective behaviour tend to be quite spontaneous, resulting from an experience shared by the members of the group… …

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  • 19 unrest — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. restlessness, disquiet, uneasiness; agitation, insurgence, rebellion. See changeableness, agitation. II (Roget s IV) n. 1. [Lack of mental calm] Syn. malaise, distress, discomfort, perturbation,… …

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  • 20 restless — [[t]re̱stləs[/t]] 1) ADJ GRADED If you are restless, you are bored, impatient, or dissatisfied, and you want to do something else. By 1982, she was restless and needed a new impetus for her talent. ...a major new initiative to placate the country …

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