[RES-tiv]

adjective

Unwilling to go on; obstinate in refusing to move forward; stubborn.

Upon hearing news that she’d be serving 90 days in prison, Lindsay Lohan’s brow-beaten, coked-out mug looked quite restive.


Cite this Entry

Modern Language Association (MLA Style)

“Restive.” The Effin’ Word, The Effin’ Word, https://effinwords.com/dictionary/restive. Accessed 16 Jan. 2021.

The Effin’ Word, s.v. “restive”, accessed January 16, 2021, https://effinwords.com/dictionary/restive.

The Effin’ Word. (n.d.). Restive. In The Effin’ Word. Retrieved January 16, 2021, from https://effinwords.com/dictionary/restive


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