Definition of restful in English:



  • Having a quiet and soothing quality.

    ‘the rooms were cool and restful’
    • ‘I get a restful sleep without waking up in the middle of the night.’
    • ‘The world around her darkened as she fell into a deep restful and peaceful sleep.’
    • ‘Light candles and burn oils to create a restful and tranquil environment.’
    • ‘As we looked at the paintings, we overheard another gallery visitor saying to her friend that the works were very restful.’
    • ‘It seems like such a small gesture: it doesn't hurt, doesn't take long and is extremely restful.’
    • ‘Music is also put to good use in the baby sleeping room, where there is also a dragonfly light feature creating a restful atmosphere.’
    • ‘But if what you want is a restful retreat, then this is the place for you.’
    • ‘With a bit of imagination and a few dollars to spend a balcony can become a haven of green and restful tranquillity.’
    • ‘The couple have created a peaceful, restful place, with a wide range of colourful flowers.’
    • ‘You can expect a restful time or brief vacation to rejuvenate energy.’
    • ‘The calm and restful effect is best appreciated from the patio, which wraps around the rear of the house.’
    • ‘This has been a quiet and restful spell of days after a restless but interesting week.’
    • ‘Most people take sleep for granted and fail to observe some simple and healthy habits that help get a restful sleep.’
    • ‘Worries filled Rebecca's mind not letting her get any sleep or restful period.’
    • ‘Instead my sleep was restful and peaceful, something it had not been for many years.’
    • ‘It's a delicious blend of frankincense, marjoram, sandalwood and lavender that promotes a restful sleep.’
    • ‘The colour green is relaxing, the most restful and passive to the eye and mind.’
    • ‘It is a very restful area amongst the hustle and bustle of the city.’
    • ‘He let himself fall asleep, the restful glade soothing him.’
    • ‘The audience soaked in the restful ambience as it looked forward to the lecture on aesthetics in Indian art and thought.’
    relaxed, relaxing, quiet, calm, calming, tranquil, soothing, peaceful, placid, reposeful, comfortable, leisurely, easy-going, undisturbed, free from disturbance, free from interference, free from interruption, untroubled, unhurried
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