Synonyms for artlessness:
Other synonyms and related words:
callowness, candidness, frankness, candor, straightforwardness, honesty, naivete, directness, openness, broadness, unaffectedness, plainness, unartfulness, unsophistication, genuineness, sincerity, bluntness, un-artificiality, plain-spokenness, trust, naturalness.
Usage examples for artlessness:
- The artlessness and simplicity of their confessions render them not simply entertaining, but more instructive than almost any other statements made at the examinations and trials. - "Witchcraft of New England Explained by Modern Spiritualism", Allen Putnam.
- Premeditation might throw her out of balance, conscious art might exhibit her a scheming courtesan; just in her artlessness lay all her magic. - "Little Novels of Italy Madonna Of The Peach-Tree, Ippolita In The Hills, The Duchess Of Nona, Messer Cino And The Live Coal, The Judgment Of Borso", Maurice Henry Hewlett.
- And then, with many sobs, and interrupting herself by frequent exclamations of vehement sorrow, she threw herself upon my compassion, and, with child- like artlessness, entreated me not to leave her or, as she termed it, to desert her. - "The Lamplighter", Maria S. Cummins.