Definition of 'restive'
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The French had grown restive under an absolute monarchy that was no longer effective but was unable to produce meaningful reforms.World History: Patterns of Change and Continuity (1995) Times, Sunday Times (2013)
Leading businessmen became increasingly restive.The Times Literary Supplement (2011)
America and the proceeds would fund the salaries of government employees in the colonies, officials who would therefore be less accountable to the increasingly restive population.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
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Definition of restive from the Collins English Dictionary