But, unlike other societies, Israel conducts a massive ongoing military occupation over millions of restive non-citizens.
The great exception, of course, was Ireland, its most restive component.
On Friday, the restive Ukrainian parliament, now dominated by her political allies, voted to free her.
restive al Anbar province, the decreed center of a new al Qaeda state, was lost.
Phones lines and essential supplies are still cut in restive neighborhoods.
Robert was restive under her uncanny questionings, but answered that he wasn't quite sure about the future.
Under all these restrictions the colonies were not as yet restive.
Some, however, who were restive under the Mexican yoke, were not unwilling to exchange masters.
Underneath it every horse was restive and every voice had an edge.
Inquiring of the nurse as to the patient who had been so restive, I learned that he had neither moved nor spoken.
early 15c., restyffe "not moving forward," from Middle French restif "motionless, brought to a standstill" (Modern French rétif), from rester "to remain" (see rest (n.2)). Sense of "unmanageable" (1680s) evolved via notion of a horse refusing to go forward.