Definition of Restless legs

1. Noun. Feeling of uneasiness and restlessness in the legs after going to bed (sometimes causing insomnia); may be relieved temporarily by walking or moving the legs.

Exact synonyms: Ekbom Syndrome, Restless Legs Syndrome
Generic synonyms: Syndrome

Medical Definition of Restless legs

1. Legs characterised by or showing inability to remain at rest. This entry appears with permission from the Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology (11 Mar 2008)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Restless Legs

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Literary usage of Restless legs

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Your Guide to Healthy Sleep by National Heart, Lung, & Blood Institute (2004)
"restless legs Syndrome (RLS) restless legs syndrome (RLS) causes an unpleasant prickling or tingling in the legs, especially in the calves, that is relieved ..."

2. American Journal of Education by Barnard (1882)
"All of our little legs together, (poor, tired, nervous, restless legs, with nothing to do,) would fill up the corner with such a noise, that every ten or ..."

3. Patriotic Addresses in America and England from 1850 to 1885, on Slavery by Henry Ward Beecher (1887)
"All of our little legs together (poor, tired, nervous, restless legs, with nothing to do!) would fill up the corner with such a noise, that every ten or ..."

4. Black Beauty: The Autobiography of a Horse by Anna Sewell (1904)
"There is the mischievous pony who delights in playing pranks, with twinkling eyes and restless legs, brimming over with good-natured, coltish fun, ..."

5. The American Journal of Education by Henry Barnard (1866)
"All of our little legs together, (poor, tired, nervous, restless legs, with nothing to do,) would fill up the corner with such a noise, that every ten or ..."

6. Star Papers: Or, Experiences of Art and Nature by Henry Ward Beecher (1855)
"All of our little legs together (poor, tired, nervous, restless legs, with nothing to do!) would fill up the corner with such a noise, that every ten or ..."

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