Artlessness Art"less*ness, n. The quality of being artless, or void of art or guile; simplicity; sincerity. [1913 Webster]

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  • artlessness — noun a) The state or quality of being artless. b) The state or quality of being innocent; naivete …   Wiktionary

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  • artlessness — (Roget s IV) n. 1. [Simplicity] Syn. ingenuousness, naivet?, candor; see innocence 2 . 2. [Unskillfulness] Syn. ineptitude, crudeness, clumsiness; see awkwardness 1 …   English dictionary for students

  • artlessness — n. unaffectedness, naturalness; lack of artistic skill or taste …   English contemporary dictionary

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  • artlessness — art·less·ness …   English syllables

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