RESTLESS in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of RESTLESS
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restless
 a.  never resting; unquiet; uneasy; continually moving; eager for change; discontented
Classic Sentence: (154 in 11 pages)
1  Many had moved for no reason at all, except that the restless blood of pioneering fathers still quickened in their veins.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER III
2  Only the young men retained the restless energy which had filled the whole throng a short while before.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER VI
3  The fringe of women on foot and in carriages grew greater and greater, and the heat of the close-packed bodies and dust rising from restless feet were suffocating.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIV
4  The mainspring of his existence was taken away when she died and with it had gone his bounding assurance, his impudence and his restless vitality.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVI
5  Naturally social minded, they became restless and, putting their pride in their pockets, they began to beg the loan of Archie from Scarlett.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLII
6  She was smaller and thinner than Lily Bart, with a restless pliability of pose, as if she could have been crumpled up and run through a ring, like the sinuous draperies she affected.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 2
7  She had learned, on leaving her room, that Mrs. Dorset was still invisible, and that Dorset had left the yacht early; and feeling too restless to remain alone, she too had herself ferried ashore.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 3
8  She took a restless turn about the room, and then, reseating herself, lifted the bright mockery of her eyes to Gerty's anxious countenance.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 4
9  Analysis and introspection might come later; but for the moment she was not even troubled by the excesses of the upholstery or the restless convolutions of the furniture.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 9
10  It was the immemorial male reply to the restless woman.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER I
11  She sympathized with the restless Kennicott as he felt in his pocket for a cigar and unhappily put it back.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVII
12  She knew that he was satisfied with Gopher Prairie, but it gave her vicarious hope to think of going, to ask for railroad folders at the station, to trace the maps with a restless forefinger.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XX
13  the contentment of the quiet dead, who are scornful of the living for their restless walking.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXII
14  Through all this restless July after she had tasted Bresnahan's disturbing flavor of travel and gaiety, she wanted to go, but she said nothing.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIV
15  She found Olaf abed, restless from a slight fever, and Bea flushed and dizzy but trying to keep up her work.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVI
Example Sentence:
1  Sometimes it is the only calm place in restless times.
2  His black eyes were restless, sly, and cunning; his mouth and chin bristly with a coarse, hard beard; his face never clean, but always distorted with a ghastly grin.
3  I have myself - I tell it you without parable - been a worldly, dissipated, restless man.
4  More restless than ever, when I had completed these arrangements I could not sit still, nor even remain in the house: a little time-piece in the room and the old clock in the hall simultaneously struck ten.
5  And unlike prior P. fiction, a detectable story thread develops out of "the restless progress" of the two scientists.
6  The children in my class get restless near the end of the term.
7  Children wiggle restlessly in their chairs when waiting for parents.