Restive in a Sentence  πŸ”Š

Definition of Restive

feeling bored or impatient while waiting for something to happen or change

Examples of Restive in a sentence

As the clock ticked past 7:30, the wedding guests became restive and started to shift in their seats, wondering if something had happened.  πŸ”Š

When we finally trapped the feral cat on our back porch, it became extremely restive, yowling and scratching frantically at the door.  πŸ”Š

Since the words are actually opposites, don’t make the common mistake of thinking restful and restive mean the same thing.  πŸ”Š

After just a week of summer vacation, the kids were bored and restive, demanding new things to do.  πŸ”Š

Because Charles is always pacing the floor, it’s only natural to conclude that he must have a very restive temperament.  πŸ”Š

Although we were careful to speak softly in front of the dog we had rescued, we couldn’t help but notice that he was very restive, as if he were afraid of us.  πŸ”Š

The school lockdown was going into its fourth hour, with the students becoming more restive and anxious by the minute.  πŸ”Š

When he noticed the horses becoming restive, Zeke decided to investigate and found the biggest rattler he had ever seen slithering toward the campsite.  πŸ”Š

Despite all the evidence that the workers were becoming more dissatisfied and restive, the management refused to believe they would actually go on strike.  πŸ”Š

Clay was very restive waiting for the church service to be over so that he could go back home and play with his cars.  πŸ”Š

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