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.
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.