Pronunciation of Artless
/ˈɑːtləs/, /ˈɑːtləs/, /ˈɑː_t_l_ə_s/
Antonyms for artless:
Synonyms for artless:
unsophisticated, undeceitful, naive, unrestrained, sincere, callow, Plain-spoken, frank, outgoing, overt, trusting, broad, honest, undeceiving, Unartful, undisguised, straightforward, ingenuous, unaffected, direct, Unbeguiling, open, un-artificial, undeceptive, genuine, plain, blunt, candid, uncalculating, natural, downright.
Sense 2 (noun)
Sense 3 (noun)
Usage examples for artless:
- Each step is told in precisely the same manner, and the series of short clauses, coupled together by an artless 'and, ' are like the single strokes of a passing bell, or the slow drops of blood heard falling from a fatal wound. - "Expositions of Holy Scripture Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus and Numbers", Alexander Maclaren.
- After a few words of my own on the family of Her Highness, I shall leave her to pursue her beautiful and artless narrative of her parentage, early sorrows, and introduction to Her Majesty, unbroken. - "The Secret Memoirs of Louis XV./XVI, Complete", Madame du Hausset, an "Unknown English Girl" and the Princess Lamballe.