restlessness


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Synonyms for restlessness

Synonyms for restlessness

Synonyms for restlessness

the quality of being ceaselessly moving or active

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a lack of patience

a feeling of agitation expressed in continual motion

inability to rest or relax or be still

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As the night advanced, as the noises ceased indoors and out, her restlessness began to return.
When about to make the land, the spirit of the ship's commander is tormented by an unconquerable restlessness.
The agitations of jealousy had given a new restlessness to his passion--had made fear and uncertainty too hard almost to bear.
It was but to think of her conversation with Edmund, and what was the restlessness of Mrs.
There was accordingly a universal restlessness and commotion throughout the plain; and the amorous herds gave utterance to their feelings in low bellowings that resounded like distant thunder.
She remained seated, like a troubled creature who had passed through the stage of restlessness.
It was a sensation in the fatal birthmark, not painful, but which induced a restlessness throughout her system.
I don't know how he meant it, but at that moment, slim and elegant, he seemed a mere bundle of nerves himself, with the flitting expressions on his thin, well-bred face, with the restlessness of his meagre brown hands amongst the objects on the table.
Now each visiter shall confess The sad valley's restlessness.
When he thought of them Philip was seized with a restlessness he could not account for.
but no, I will talk to you later on," and with a strange light in his eyes and restlessness in his movements, Prince Andrew approached Natasha and sat down beside her.
He began to move about with the restlessness of a wild animal that sees prey but cannot reach it.
Its solitary passenger had suddenly developed a fit of restlessness.
While this was being done, slowly, amidst mutterings and restlessness on the part of the onlookers, one of the house-boys fetched a heavy-handled, heavy-lashed whip.
And Bob, beyond spirited restlessness and a few playful attempts, gave no trouble.