What does restful mean?

Definitions for restful
ˈrɛst fəlrest·ful

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. restful, reposeful, relaxingadjective

    affording physical or mental rest

    "she spent a restful night at home"


  1. restfuladjective

    peaceful; having a peaceful aspect

    After a hard day, Sue found the beauty of the park especially restful.

    Etymology: punningly on restful.

  2. restfuladjective

    restorative; aiding rest

    A restful night's sleep mended his spirits.

    Etymology: punningly on restful.

  3. RESTfuladjective

    Using REST (representational state transfer).

    After a hard day, Sue found the beauty of the park especially restful.

    Etymology: punningly on restful.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Restfuladjective

    being at rest; quiet

  2. Restfuladjective

    giving rest; freeing from toil, trouble, etc

Anagrams for restful »

  1. fluster

  2. fluters

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of restful in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of restful in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of restful in a Sentence

  1. Jessica Garay Redmond:

    Things that contain caffeine are definitely going to be less-than-desirable for most people, that's not even just right before bed, but I think depending on a person's caffeine sensitivity, they may need to shut down the caffeine in their day at some point in the afternoon or certainly by dinner time so that they can then have a restful night sleep.

  2. Susanne Babbel:

    Over time, when we experience this process again and again, our adrenal glands can become fatigued. Adrenal fatigue can lead to being tired in the morning, lack of restful sleep, anxiety and depression, as well as a multitude of other symptoms.

  3. Kevin Mazur/Getty Images:

    I started journaling after I wrote my book. It gets my thoughts out and lets me face them on paper. I know I can't carry the weight of the world and all those thoughts all the time, after a busy day of taking care of everyone, this clears my mind so I can have a restful night of sleep.

  4. Jean Anouilh:

    It is restful, tragedy, because one knows that there is no more lousy hope left. You know you're caught, caught at last like a rat with all the world on its back. And the only thing left to do is shout -- not moan, or complain, but yell out at the top of your voice whatever it was you had to say. What you've never said before. What perhaps you don't even know till now.

  5. Paul Auerbach:

    Constant total darkness would cause disorientation to time of day and perhaps disrupt circadian rhythms that support restful sleep, it might also add to emotional distress.

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    irregularly slashed and jagged as if torn
    • A. lacerate
    • B. commensal
    • C. usurious
    • D. ostensive

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