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Synonyms for restive

Adjective

1. edgy, high-strung, highly strung, jittery, jumpy, nervy, overstrung, restive, uptight, tense (vs. relaxed)
usage: being in a tense state
2. restive, impatient (vs. patient)
usage: impatient especially under restriction or delay; "the government has done nothing to ease restrictions and manufacturers are growing restive"
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