Definition of Artlessness

1. Noun. The quality of innocent naivete.

Exact synonyms: Ingenuousness, Innocence, Naturalness
Generic synonyms: Naiveness, Naivete, Naivety
Specialized synonyms: Innocency
Derivative terms: Artless, Ingenuous, Innocent



2. Noun. Ingenuousness by virtue of being free from artful deceit.
Generic synonyms: Ingenuousness
Antonyms: Artfulness
Derivative terms: Artless

Definition of Artlessness

1. n. The quality of being artless, or void of art or guile; simplicity; sincerity.

Definition of Artlessness

1. Noun. The state or quality of being artless. ¹

2. Noun. The state or quality of being innocent; naivete. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Artlessness

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Artlessness

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Literary usage of Artlessness

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1. Art in Theory: An Introduction to the Study of Comparative Aesthetics by George Lansing Raymond (1894)
"Art a Method—Artlessness and Art Illustrated—Differing not as Originality from Imitation—Nor as the Natural from the Unnatural—But as an Immediate ..."

2. The Essentials of æsthetics in Music, Poetry, Painting, Sculpture and by George Lansing Raymond (1921)
"Introduction—Art is a Method—Artlessness and Art Illustrated—Differing not as Originality from Imitation, nor as the Natural from the Unnatural—But as an ..."

3. Woman: In All Ages and in All Countries by Edward Bagby Pollard, Mitchell Carroll, Alfred Brittain, Pierce Butler, John Robert Effinger, Hugo Paul Thieme, Hermann Schoenfeld, Bartlett Burleigh James, John Ruse Larus (1908)
"... false ignorance, were depended upon to give them the artlessness and innocence of deportment which should recommend them to the blase men of the times. ..."

4. History of English Literature by Hippolyte Taine (1880)
"They rendered moral theses, historical periods, sensible ; they created and applied aesthetics; they had no artlessness, or made their artlessness an ..."

5. A Critical Pronouncing Dictionary, and Expositor of the English Language: To by John Walker (1806)
"Qualities of one that lives in the country, simplicity, artlessness, rudeness ; rural appearance. ..."

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