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restive

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  • adjimpatient, nervous
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Synonyms for restive

adj impatient, nervous
  • agitated
  • fractious
  • jittery
  • recalcitrant
  • restless
  • tense
  • uneasy
  • unruly
  • balky
  • contrary
  • edgy
  • fidgety
  • fretful
  • froward
  • ill at ease
  • jumpy
  • nervy
  • obstinate
  • on edge
  • ornery
  • perverse
  • refractory
  • stubborn
  • unyielding
  • uptight

Antonyms for restive

  • easy-going
  • laid-back
  • obedient
  • calm
  • collected
  • patient
  • relaxed
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More words related to restive

contrary

adjective. antagonistic; opposite

eager

adjective. anxious, enthusiastic
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
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