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    restive - Dictionary definition and meaning for word restive

    (adj) being in a tense state Definition
    (adj) impatient especially under restriction or delay
    Example Sentence
    • the government has done nothing to ease restrictions and manufacturers are growing restive
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Restive is actually restless. Like factitious is actually factless :)

restive.. rest ivvu rest ivvu a person is repeatedly saying.. restivvu restivvu.. so tht means hes restless..

Restive sounds like festive.In festivals we will be impatiently restless.

REST+deprIVE....Deprived of rest is Restive....

restive = rest + ive; without rest

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