restive vs. restless – The Correct Way to Use Each | Confusing Words
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Restive

Definition:

being in a tense state

Examples:

the government has done nothing to ease restrictions and manufacturers are growing restive

VS.

Restless

Definition:

lacking rest or worried and uneasy or in constant motion

Examples:

the restless sea or I had a restless night.

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