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1(unsettled)(person/manner) inquieto(waves/wind) agitado literariothe children get restless on long journeys — los niños se ponen muy inquietos en los viajes largos
- the patient had a restless night — el paciente pasó mala noche / no descansó bien
- Her infant son sat next to her and was fidgeting, restless and unable to sleep.
- Josh, feeling restless, read a book he'd checked out from the library in his bed.
- He ploughed on for 35 minutes and his audience grew increasingly restless.
- She rocked me back and forth in her arms, much like quieting a restless babe.
- I'd woken up almost every half hour through out the night feeling queasy before falling back into a restless doze.
- Glass may have been the material that best expressed the restless spirit of art nouveau.
- Before they got restless and left the table, I cleared my throat and made an announcement.
- She knew she shouldn't be lying in her bed, moaning and complaining of her troubled mind and restless heart.
- The animals were restless, disturbed by the smell of fire permeating the building.
- She felt restless just sitting there and tried to think of something to do.
- I could tell you what time Ms. Craven had her tea, and when the boys would get restless and want to go home.
- In an age of restless channel surfing, you couldn't ask for anything better than this.
- She is 67 now, but sprightly with a fierce, restless energy.
- I was restless and unable to drop off, my mind going one hundred miles an hour and flitting from one topic to the next.
- She splashed from one thing to another, an unruly girl, now a restless, impetuous woman.
- Feeling suddenly restless, I began to swim away from him, wanting to stretch my limbs.
- He was tired from a restless night of thinking and practicing his diplomatic procedures.
- There was a near record league game crowd growing increasingly restless at their teams' paucity of decent play.
- Abdul had been there for less then three hours and already he was restless.
- I really hoped that I was right, because I was growing restless from the two long days.
- And then, sometimes I was just restless and bored, though the film was consistently watchable.
- She knew her crew was getting tired and restless, and the supplies wouldn't hold out forever.
- To be rid of these restless feelings and emotions, he need only take a few steps to the recreation room.
- As I left the meeting room to get ready for training, my body was restless with anticipation.
- Fans were becoming restless, and the aggressive Phillies wanted to please the crowd.
- I grew increasingly restless with each passing day, until I finally could stand it no longer.
- Unfortunately, I was a restless sleeper and had my legs twisted in my sheets.
- He would occasionally fidget around in his chair restless from his captivity.
- She spent all night with her eyes shut but her restless mind wouldn't settle.
- I'm a restless sleeper, so I ended up waking up a lot.
- I got very little sleep, but I was a powerhouse of restless energy.
- There is a restless feel about this group, but I let the first forty minutes continue as planned.
- Jonah spent several restless hours pacing in circles around his room, waiting for Yap to wake up.
- I needed something to quiet my thoughts, but my mind was too restless for sleep.
- He was as fussy and fastidious as many great writers, prone to restless and often tiny adjustments.
- I fell into a fitful, restless sleep, one that was preoccupied with thoughts of him.
- It was still early but I was feeling restless so I grabbed my keys and let myself out of the house quietly.
- It was a hard night for him, with a full but restless and unresponsive audience.
- Some people with restless legs syndrome also have periodic limb movements during sleep.
- Texas beckoned not only their restless, adventurous spirits but evoked family heritage as well.
2(impatient)impacienteto get / become restless — impacientarse
- she already feels restless in that job — ya tiene ganas de cambiar de trabajo
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