Impervious vs Restless - What's the difference?

impervious | restless |

As adjectives the difference between impervious and restless

is that impervious is unaffected or unable to be affected by while restless is not allowing or affording rest.




(en adjective)
  • Unaffected or unable to be affected by.
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  • Preventive of any penetration; impenetrable, impermeable, particularly of water.
  • Immune to damage or effect.
  • Antonyms

    * pervious

    Derived terms

    * imperviously * imperviousness




    (en adjective)
  • Not allowing or affording rest.
  • The night before his wedding was a restless one.
  • Without rest; unable to be still or quiet; uneasy; continually moving.
  • He was a restless child.
    She sat, restless and nervous, and tried to concentrate.
  • Not satisfied to be at rest or in peace; averse to repose; eager for change; discontented.
  • A restless ambition.
  • Deprived of rest or sleep.
  • They remained restless , sitting by the window the entire night.

    Derived terms

    * restlessly * restlessness


    * antsy


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