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Synonyms for artless
ˈɑrt lɪsart·less

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English Synonyms and Antonyms1.0 / 1 vote

  1. artless

    A candid statement is meant to be true to the real facts and just to all parties; a fair statement is really so. Fair is applied to the conduct; candid is not; as, fair treatment, "a fair field, and no favor." One who is frank has a fearless and unconstrained truthfulness. Honest and ingenuous unite in expressing contempt for deceit. On the other hand, artless, guileless, naive, simple, and unsophisticated express the goodness which comes from want of the knowledge or thought of evil. As truth is not always agreeable or timely, candid and frank have often an objectionable sense; "to be candid with you," "to be perfectly frank," are regarded as sure preludes to something disagreeable. Open and unreserved may imply unstudied truthfulness or defiant recklessness; as, open admiration, open robbery. There may be transparent integrity or transparent fraud. Sincere applies to the feelings, as being all that one's words would imply.

    aboveboard, candid, fair, frank, guileless, honest, impartial, ingenuous, innocent, naive, open, simple, sincere, straightforward, transparent, truthful, unbiased, unprejudiced, unreserved, unsophisticated

    adroit, artful, crafty, cunning, deceitful, designing, diplomatic, foxy, insincere, intriguing, knowing, maneuvering, sharp, shrewd, sly, subtle, tricky, wily

    Candid in debate; candid to or toward opponents; candid with friend or foe; to be candid about or in regard to the matter.

Princeton's WordNet1.0 / 1 vote

  1. ingenuous, artlessadjective

    characterized by an inability to mask your feelings; not devious

    "an ingenuous admission of responsibility"

    ingenuous, innocent, uncultured, uncultivated

    manipulative, slick, tricky, scheming, crafty, designing, wily, sly, refined, cute, skilled, foxy, pawky, dodgy, elusive, precious, knavish, deep, cunning, artful, tricksy, guileful

  2. artlessadjective

    simple and natural; without cunning or deceit

    "an artless manner"; "artless elegance"

    ingenuous, uncultured, uncultivated

    crafty, guileful, designing, precious, knavish, scheming, artful, dodgy, skilled, tricky, pawky, cute, cunning, tricksy, sly, wily, deep, foxy, elusive, manipulative, refined, slick

  3. artlessadjective

    showing lack of art

    "an artless translation"

    ingenuous, uncultured, uncultivated

    wily, artful, dodgy, cunning, pawky, deep, designing, foxy, tricky, cute, crafty, tricksy, elusive, knavish, refined, guileful, sly, skilled, scheming, slick, precious, manipulative

  4. artless, uncultivated, unculturedadjective

    (of persons) lacking art or knowledge

    ingenuous, lowbrowed, lowbrow, uncultured, uncultivated

    precious, foxy, refined, tricksy, tricky, cunning, dodgy, knavish, sly, pawky, manipulative, guileful, scheming, skilled, artful, designing, wily, deep, slick, elusive, crafty, cute

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words0.0 / 0 votes

  1. artlessadjective

    ingenuous, naïve, guileless, simple, sincere, unaffected, undesigning

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  1. William Shakespeare, "Hamlet", Act 4 scene 5:

    So full of artless jealousy is guilt,It spills itself in fearing to be spilt.

  2. William Shakespeare:

    So full of artless jealousy is guilt, It spills itself in fearing to be spilt.

  3. Letitia Elizabeth Landon:

    The free pen, prone to pour out the suggestions of artless affection, vivid imagination, or domestic anecdote, is as much woman's especial instrument as the needle.

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