Definition of restlessness noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˈrestləsnəs//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈrestləsnəs//
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  1. 1an inability to stay still or be happy where you are, because you are bored or need a change the restlessness of youth
  2. 2an inability to rest or sleep properly She was suffering from headaches and restlessness at night.