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1. Having or displaying no guile or deceit; honest or sincere: an artless child. See Synonyms at naive.
2. Free of artificiality; natural: artless charm.
3. Lacking art, knowledge, or skill; uncultured and ignorant.
4. Poorly made or done; crude.
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
1. free from deceit, guile, or artfulness; ingenuous: an artless remark.
2. natural, without artifice; unpretentious: artless elegance.
3. without art or skill
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
1. free from deceit, cunning, or craftiness; ingenuous.
2. not artificial; natural; simple: artless beauty.
3. lacking art, knowledge, or skill.
4. poorly made; clumsy.
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|Adj.||1.||artless - characterized by an inability to mask your feelings; not devious; "an ingenuous admission of responsibility"|
sincere - open and genuine; not deceitful; "he was a good man, decent and sincere"; "felt sincere regret that they were leaving"; "sincere friendship"
|2.||artless - simple and natural; without cunning or deceit; "an artless manner"; "artless elegance"|
natural - in accordance with nature; relating to or concerning nature; "a very natural development"; "our natural environment"; "natural science"; "natural resources"; "natural cliffs"; "natural phenomena"
artful - marked by skill in achieving a desired end especially with cunning or craft; "the artful dodger"; "an artful choice of metaphors"
|3.||artless - showing lack of art; "an artless translation"|
unskilled - not having or showing or requiring special skill or proficiency; "unskilled in the art of rhetoric"; "an enthusiastic but unskillful mountain climber"; "unskilled labor"; "workers in unskilled occupations are finding fewer and fewer job opportunities"; "unskilled workmanship"
|4.||artless - (of persons) lacking art or knowledge|
unrefined - (used of persons and their behavior) not refined; uncouth; "how can a refined girl be drawn to such an unrefined man?"
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1. natural, simple, fair, frank, plain, pure, open, round, true, direct, genuine, humble, straightforward, sincere, honest, candid, unaffected, upfront (informal), unpretentious, unadorned, dinkum (Austral & N.Z. informal), guileless, uncontrived, undesigning his artless air and charming smile
natural affected, artificial, unnatural
natural affected, artificial, unnatural
Collins Thesaurus of the English Language – Complete and Unabridged 2nd Edition. 2002 © HarperCollins Publishers 1995, 2002
1. Free from guile, cunning, or deceit:
The American Heritage® Roget's Thesaurus. Copyright © 2013, 2014 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
1. (= straightforward) [beauty] → natural; [person, smile, comment] → ingenuo, sin malicia; [book, story, film] → sencillo, sin artificios
2. (= naïve) → simple
3. (= clumsy) → torpe
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005
artless[ˈɑːrtləs] adj [person] → naïf(naïve), simple; [behaviour] → simple, ingénu(e); [remark] → naïf(naïve), ingénu(e)
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005
adv → unschuldig
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007
artless[ˈɑːtlɪs] adj → ingenuo/a, semplice
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995