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We found 34 dictionaries with English definitions that include the word restive:
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General dictionaries General (31 matching dictionaries)
  1. restive: Merriam-Webster.com [home, info]
  2. restive: Oxford Learner's Dictionaries [home, info]
  3. restive: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  4. restive: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  5. restive: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  6. restive: Macmillan Dictionary [home, info]
  7. Restive, restive: Wordnik [home, info]
  8. restive: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  9. restive: Wiktionary [home, info]
  10. restive: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  11. restive: V2 Vocabulary Building Dictionary [home, info]
  12. restive: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  13. restive: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  14. Restive, restive: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  15. restive: Online Etymology Dictionary [home, info]
  16. restive: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  17. restive: Cambridge Dictionary of American English [home, info]
  18. Restive: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  19. restive: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
  20. restive: Rhymezone [home, info]
  21. restive: AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  22. restive: Webster's 1828 Dictionary [home, info]
  23. restive: Hutchinson's Dictionary of Difficult Words [home, info]
  24. restive: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  25. restive: Hutchinson Dictionaries [home, info]
  26. restive: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  27. restive: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  28. restive: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  29. restive: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]

Business dictionaries Business (1 matching dictionary)
  1. restive: Legal dictionary [home, info]

Computing dictionaries Computing (1 matching dictionary)
  1. restive: Encyclopedia [home, info]

Miscellaneous dictionaries Miscellaneous (1 matching dictionary)
  1. restive: A Word A Day [home, info]

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adjective:  impatient especially under restriction or delay ("The government has done nothing to ease restrictions and manufacturers are growing restive")
adjective:  being in a tense state

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Words similar to restive:   edgy, high-strung, jittery, jumpy, nervous, nervy, overstrung, restively, restiveness, uptight, in suspense, more...

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