Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The state of being restful.
- n. The property of being restful.
- n. the attribute of being restful
“The patterns on the shafts of the columns, while doubtless adding to the feeling of richness, are a little too pronounced, tending to destroy that restfulness which is felt in the other Italian courts, the Court of Flowers and the Court of Palms.”
“As these things hurried through my mind, my body sunk in a kind of restfulness before the great fire, Doltaire came back.”
“The most original boys will have long lapses into conventionality, but the heroes of Kipling's book are never conventional, never ordinary; and then there is an absence of restfulness which is one of the greatest merits of Tom Brown.”
“The fact of the prisoner in their midst, and the problem which they must solve shortly, prevented that feeling of restfulness which is necessary for profound slumber.”
“Other languages naturally have their own words for states of being and activities that are entertaining or diverting, or that bring sensations of restorative fulfillment or restfulness.”
“The warmth of their bodies intermingled, and she was aware of a great restfulness and content.”
“It is only in the fourth movement, Urlicht – sung warmly by Jard van Nes – that there is some uneasy restfulness.”
“In 'The Gone Fishin' Portfolio, Alexander Green -- a seasoned analyst and former stockbroker -- outlines an investment strategy that urges a kind of restfulness.”
“They greatly increase the restfulness of whatever sleep you might be able to get.”
“Thanks EG, for enjoying the restfulness of the benches.”
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