Friday, March 23, 2007

rest·less [rest-lis]

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 restless sea.
4. without rest; without restful sleep: a restless night.
5. unceasingly active; averse to quiet or inaction, as persons: a restless crowd.
6. me*

[Origin: bef. 1000; ME restles, OE restléas.]

—Related forms
rest·less·ly, adverb
rest·less·ness, noun

—Synonyms 1, 2, 3. restive, agitated, fretful.

* Status of Paper: Undone. (This is because I, like an idiot, stayed home on a Friday night thinking I'd actually be able to concentrate. *sigh*)

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