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Meaning of ARTLESSNESS

Pronunciation:  '├órtlisnes

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  ingenuousness by virtue of being free from artful deceit
  2. [n]  the quality of innocent naivete
 

ARTLESSNESS is a 11 letter word that starts with A.

 

 Synonyms: innocence, naturalness
 
 Antonyms: artfulness
 
 See Also: ingenuousness, naiveness, naivete, naivety

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Art"less*ness\, n.
The quality of being artless, or void of art or guile;
simplicity; sincerity.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: absolute realism, authenticity, bluffness, bluntness, bona fideness, broadness, brusqueness, candidness, candor, directness, forthrightness, frankness, freedom, freeness, genuineness, honesty, inartificiality, ingenuousness, intactness, legitimacy, lifelikeness, literalism, literality, literalness, natural man, natural state, naturalism, naturalness, nature, openheartedness, openness, outspokenness, photographic realism, plain dealing, plain speaking, plainness, plainspokenness, pristineness, realism, realness, roundness, sincerity, state of nature, straightforwardness, true-to-lifeness, truth to nature, unadulteration, unaffectedness, unconstraint, unfictitiousness, unreserve, unrestraint, unspeciousness, unspuriousness, unsyntheticness, verisimilitude, virginity
 

 

 

 

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