restlessly

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

restless +‎ -ly

Adverb[edit]

restlessly (comparative more restlessly, superlative most restlessly)

  1. In a restless manner.
    • 1915, George A. Birmingham, Gossamer, Ch.I:
      There is an hour or two, after the passengers have embarked, which is disquieting and fussy. [] Stewards, carrying cabin trunks, swarm in the corridors. Passengers wander restlessly about or hurry, with futile energy, from place to place.

References[edit]

  • restlessly in The Century Dictionary, The Century Co., New York, 1911