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guile·less

 (gīl′lĭs)
adj.
Free of guile; artless. See Synonyms at naive.

guile′less·ly adv.
guile′less·ness n.

guileless

(ˈɡaɪllɪs)
adj
free from guile; ingenuous
ˈguilelessly adv
ˈguilelessness n

guile•less

(ˈgaɪl lɪs)

adj.
free from guile; sincere; straightforward.
[1720–30]
guile′less•ly, adv.
guile′less•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.guileless - free of deceitguileless - free of deceit      
square, straight - characterized by honesty and fairness; "straight dealing"; "a square deal"

guileless

adjective artless, open, genuine, simple, natural, frank, innocent, straightforward, naive, sincere, honest, candid, truthful, upfront (informal), simple-minded, unsophisticated, dinkum (Austral & N.Z. informal), above-board, ingenuous, undesigning She was so guileless that he had no option but to believe her.

guileless

adjective
Translations
صادِق، شريف
bezelstný
ærligreel
falslaus, einlægur
hilesiz

guileless

[ˈgaɪllɪs] ADJinocente, candoroso

guileless

[ˈgaɪlləs] adjcandide

guileless

guileless

[ˈgaɪllɪs] adjfranco/a, candido/a

guile

(gail) noun
the ability to deceive or trick people. She used guile to get him to propose to her.
ˈguileless adjective
honest; sincere. a guileless person/smile.
ˈguilelessly adverb
ˈguilelessness noun
References in classic literature ?
The Ancient Mariner was guilelessly surprised, as if he had slipped somewhere in his narrative.
The priest recommended him to do so, but insisted that the honour of entertaining the lama belonged to the temple - at which the lama smiled guilelessly.
His aforementioned Lonely Planet post, asking quite guilelessly for 'female travel companions' for a trip to South America, got a snippy response from a woman who all but accused him of being a predator.
Ann, perhaps a refracted proxy for Suwichakornpong, questions Taew almost guilelessly.
My whole life has been devoted to doing things that will get me the love of women," Morgentaler tells the camera reflectively, guilelessly acknowledging a lifelong uncertainty of his mother's love for him and inviting the inevitable contemporary charge of "sex addict.
This feline companion-- guilelessly laying bare what the fantasy whore herself will not--perhaps provides a clue to the collected works on view.
There was a time that I liked to think of myself as her biggest fan, whether she was guilelessly making people laugh on Little Miss Philippines or serving as a tiny comic foil to Vic Sotto in Okay ka, Fairy Ko
Even when I ask, guilelessly peering at her forehead, whether 70-year-old Angela has tried Botox.
The landscape (especially the "solitary yew", figure of the poet) guilelessly reflects the poet's own melancholy.
The fields around the old copper mines (where old discarded machinery stood guilelessly as if it has been part of the landscape since beginning of time) became the playgrounds for the neighbourhood's children.
They demonstrate that Burgos-Debray omitted her own questions and otherwise organized the material to create the effect of Menchu talking directly and guilelessly to her reader.
Dutifully writing to her ailing mother back home, Elizabeth guilelessly describes the people she meets and the fun--parties, entertainments, and outings--she has, never fully comprehending the outrageous behavior and scandalous events she is reporting.