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Artless

Artless Meaning & Definition
Artless Definition And Meaning

What's The Definition Of Artless?

[adj] simple and natural; without cunning or deceit; "an artless manner"; "artless elegance"
[adj] characterized by an inability to mask your feelings; not devious; "an ingenuous admission of responsibility"
[adj] (of persons) lacking art or knowledge
[adj] showing lack of art; "an artless translation"

Synonyms | Synonyms for Artless: candid | careless | guileless | honest | ingenuous | naive | open | uncultivated | uncultured | undistorted | unrefined | unskilled | unsophisticated

Related Terms | Find terms related to Artless: aboveboard | arty | awkward | befoolable | big | bluff | blunt | born yesterday | broad | brusque | bungling | candid | childlike | clumsy | confiding | crude | direct | downright | explicit | foolable | forthright | frank | frankhearted | free | free-speaking | free-spoken | free-tongued | genuine | green | guileless | gullible | half-assed | heart-to-heart | high-sounding | honest | humble | imposing | in the raw | inadept | inapt | inartificial | inattentive | incompetent | inefficient | inept | inexperienced | inexpert | ingenu | ingenuous | innocent | mediocre | naive | native | natural | on the level | open | openhearted | ordinary | outspoken | overblown | pedestrian | plain | plain-spoken | poor | primitive | pristine | relaxed | round | simple | simplehearted | simpleminded | sincere | single-hearted | single-minded | skill-less | straight | straightforward | straight-out | thoughtless | transparent | true | trustful | trusting | unaffected | unapt | unartificial | unassuming | unchecked | uncomplicated | unconstrained | undeceptive | undeft | undexterous | undextrous | unequivocal | unfacile | unguarded | unintelligent | unpretentious | unproficient | unreserved | unrestrained | unschooled | unskilled | unskillful | unsophisticated | unstudied | unsullied | unsuspicious | untalented | untouched | unwary | virgin | virginal

See Also | naif | natural | sincere

Artless In Webster's Dictionary

\Art"less\, a. 1. Wanting art, knowledge, or skill; ignorant; unskillful. Artless of stars and of the moving sand. --Dryden. 2. Contrived without skill or art; inartistic. [R.] Artless and massy pillars. --T. Warton. 3. Free from guile, art, craft, or stratagem; characterized by simplicity and sincerity; sincere; guileless; ingenuous; honest; as, an artless mind; an artless tale. They were plain, artless men, without the least appearance of enthusiasm or credulity about them. --Porteus. O, how unlike the complex works of man, Heaven's easy, artless, unencumbered plan! --Cowper. Syn: Simple; unaffected; sincere; undesigning; guileless; unsophisticated; open; frank; candid.

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