resting

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Noun[edit]

resting (countable and uncountable, plural restings)

  1. The action of rest
    Synonyms: repose, inactivity, reliance, confidence
    • 1865, Munson, Merritt, The History of Moses and the Israelites, page 199:
      Hence, if the universal Father had [] personally controlled the movements of the Israelites, and directed the course, the motions, and the restings, of that cloud []
  2. A place where one can rest; a resting place.
  3. A pause; a break; an interlude.
    Synonyms: hiatus, moratorium, recess; see also Thesaurus:pause

Adjective[edit]

resting (not comparable)

  1. That rests; that is not in action or in the process of growth.
  2. (euphemistic) Unemployed; out of work.
  3. Remaining; stationary.

Verb[edit]

resting

  1. present participle of rest

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