What does restlessness mean?

Definitions for restlessness
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. restlessnessnoun

    the quality of being ceaselessly moving or active

    "the restlessness of the wind"

  2. restlessness, impatiencenoun

    a lack of patience; irritation with anything that causes delay

  3. fidget, fidgetiness, restlessnessnoun

    a feeling of agitation expressed in continual motion

    "he's got the fidgets"; "waiting gave him a feeling of restlessness"

  4. restlessness, uneasiness, queasinessnoun

    inability to rest or relax or be still

Wiktionary

  1. restlessnessnoun

    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.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of restlessness in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of restlessness in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of restlessness in a Sentence

  1. Mother Teresa:

    We need to find God, and he cannot be found in noise and restlessness. God is the friend of silence. See how nature--trees, flowers, grass--grows in silence see the stars, the moon and the sun, how they move in silence...we need silence to be able to touch souls.

  2. Lyndon B. Johnson:

    It is the common failing of totalitarian regimes that they cannot really understand the nature of our democracy. They mistake dissent for disloyalty. They mistake restlessness for a rejection of policy. They mistake a few committees for a country. They misjudge individual speeches for public policy. (Answering North Vietnamese charge that US could not endure)

  3. Phyllis McGinley:

    Women are the fulfilled sex. Through our children we are able to produce our own immortality, so we lack that divine restlessness which sends men charging off in pursuit of fortune or fame or an imagined Utopia. That is why we number so few geniuses among us. The wholesome oyster wears no pearl, the healthy whale no ambergris, and as long as we can keep on adding to the race, we harbor a sort of health within ourselves.

  4. Siddharth Astir:

    Restlessness is God's way of urging us!!!!

  5. E. B. White:

    Commuters give the city its tidal restlessness; natives give it solidity and continuity; but the settlers give it passion.

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