restless, adj. 1. moving, moving about, on the move, on the go, in motion; changeable, changing, astatic, unstable, unsettled, at loose ends; migrant, migrating, migratory, nomadic, wandering, rambling, roving, roaming, SI. rolling, traveling, itinerant, peripatetic.
2. restive, uneasy, ill at ease, unquiet, nervous, fretful; discontent, discontented, dissatisfied, unsatisfied, unhappy, Pathol, dysphoric; impatient, fidgety, itchy, itching, SI. antsy; jumpy, jittery, edgy, on edge, Inf. on pins and needles, on tenterhooks; on a tightrope, on a cliff edge, waiting for the other shoe to drop, waiting for the bomb to go off, waiting for the ax to fall; apprehensive, alarmed, anxious, with one's heart in one's mouth, fearful; skittish, shy, timid, timorous, tremulous, trembling, shaking, shaky.
3. excitable, perturbable, agitable, SI. flappable; high-strung, tense, strained, SI. uptight, keyed up; excited, Inf. hyper, worked up, wrought up, SI. in a sweat; agitated, disturbed, upset, perturbed, distressed, troubled, worried, concerned, disquieted, Archaic. disquiet; bothered, flustered, ruffled, rattled, shaken, shook up.
4. sleepless, wakeful, insomnious, unrestful, without rest or sleep.
restlessness, n. restiveness, uneasiness, unquietness, nervousness, nervosity, fretfulness; sleeplessness, wakefulness, insomnia, unrestfulness; discontentedness, dissatisfaction, unhappiness, discontent, Pathol. dysphoria; impatience, fidgets, itchiness, SI. ants in one's pants, jitters, Inf. butterflies, Inf. butterflies in one's stomach, SI. heebie-jeebies, SI. habdabs, Inf. whim-whams, SI. willies, SI. creeps, Inf. screaming meemies; inquietude, apprehension, alarm, anxiety, anxiousness; concern, worry, trouble, distress, disquiet, upset, agitation, perturbation; unquiet, unrest, commotion, stir, fuss, pother, Inf. to-do, flutter, flurry; excitement, fluster, confusion, Inf. stew, Inf. dither, Inf. tizzy, SI. flap; excitability, excitableness, perturbability; hypertension, tension, tenseness, strain.
restoration, n. 1. renewal, revival, reestablishment; reconstruction, repair, renovation, Archaic, instauration; resuscitation, reanimation, revivification; reversion, reconversion; resurrection, renaissance, renascence, rebirth, new birth, new life; rejuvenation, rejuvenescence, regeneration, resurgence, resumption.
2. restitution, return, recovery; compensation, replacement, indemnification, amends, repayment.
3. (all of buildings) rehabilitation, reconstruction, representation; reproduction, copy, duplication, simulation, imitation.
restore, v. 1. reestablish, put back, replace, reinstate, reinvest, revest, reinstall; rehabilitate, reconstitute, reorganize; convert, reconvert, refit, reinforce, recoup.
2. revive, bring round, bring to, resuscitate; cure, remedy, heal, make whole again, put back on one's feet, minister to, treat, nurse, nurse back to health; revivify, quicken, reanimate, recall to life; vivify, put new life into, warm up or over; rekindle, stir the embers, heat the ashes; reinvigorate, refresh, freshen up; stimulate, strengthen, brace, exhilarate, energize.
3. mend, fix, fix up, recondition, put in good repair; retouch, refinish, darn, patch, patch up; cobble, splice, calk; refit, reequip, make good or as good as new.