restless
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restless(
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (unsettled)
a. inquieto
My heart is restless without her near me.Mi corazón está inquieto sin su presencia.
b. agitado
A word or phrase restricted in usage to literature or established writing (e.g. sex, once upon a time).
(literary)
Shelly looked out at the restless sea that seemed to reflect how she was feeling.Shelly miró hacia el mar agitado que parecía reflejar su estado emocional.
c.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
Craig spent a restless night.Craig no durmió bien.
I had a restless night. I couldn't stop thinking about my final exam.No descansé bien. No pude dejar de pensar en el examen final.
2. (impatient)
a. impaciente
Raquel was restless. She could barely stand to wait to go on vacation.Raquel estaba impaciente. Apenas podía soportar la espera hasta las vacaciones.
b. inquieto
Spot stood there, restless, pouncing from side to side, ready for me to take him for a walk.Spot se quedó ahí, inquieto, saltando de lado a lado, listo para que lo llevara a caminar.
c.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
David got restless when he went to his grandparent's farm. He wanted to return home to the city.David se impacientaba cuando iba a la granja de sus abuelos. Quería volver a su casa en la ciudad.
The children grew restless as we neared the park.Los niños se impacientaron al acercarnos al parque.
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restless
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (fidgety)
a. inquieto(a), agitado(a)
2. (dissatisfied)
a. descontento(a)
I've had a restless nighthe pasado una noche agitada
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restless [ˈrestlɪs]
adjective
1 (unsettled) [+person] inquieto; intranquilo; [+mind] intranquilo
he's the restless sort es de los inquietos; es de los que no saben quedarse quietos; to feel restless sentirse intranquilo; I had a restless night pasé muy mala noche; no dormí bien
her cough kept her awake, and we had a restless night
2 (fidgety) inquieto
to become or get or grow restless inquietarse; impacientarse
The children started complaining and getting restless When the boys got bored, they grew restless
3 (discontented) [+crowd, mob] agitado
4 (moving) [+wind, sea, clouds] agitado
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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