Definition of Effortlessness

1. Noun. The quality of requiring little effort. "Such effortlessness is achieved only after hours of practice"

Generic synonyms: Ease, Easiness, Simpleness, Simplicity
Specialized synonyms: Facility, Readiness, Smoothness
Antonyms: Effortfulness
Derivative terms: Effortless, Effortless



Definition of Effortlessness

1. Noun. The state of being effortless; facility ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Effortlessness

1. [n -ES]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Effortlessness

efformed
efforming
efforms
effort
effort-induced thrombosis
effort distance
effort syndrome
efforted
effortful
effortfully
effortfulness
effortfulnesses
efforting
effortless
effortlessly
effortlessness
efforts
effossion
effraction
effractions
effraide
effranchise
effranchised
effray
effrayable
effrays
effront
effronted
effronteries
effrontery

Literary usage of Effortlessness

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The American Journal of Psychology by Granville Stanley Hall, Edward Bradford Titchener (1912)
"Her way of bringing about effortlessness, she added, was by keeping her hands ... The behavior, however, does not indicate effortlessness and passivity, ..."

2. Library of Literary Criticism of English and American Authors by Charles Wells Moulton (1910)
"The comparison holds also in two further points, the apparent effortlessness of its successes, and the fact that, in consequence, its virtue attracts little ..."

3. Men, Women & Manners in Colonial Times by Sydney George Fisher (1898)
"... is the effortlessness with which it performs its tasks. Washington went to the front by a natural ascendency, a subtle magnetism of ..."

4. The Modern Drama: An Essay in Interpretation by Ludwig Lewisohn (1916)
"In dialogue, the medium of the drama, Haupt- mann adds to the reality of Holz a complete effortlessness. Hence beside the speech of his characters all other ..."

5. English Prose: Selections by Henry Craik (1907)
"The comparison holds also in two further points, the apparent effortlessness of its successes, and the fact that, in consequence, its virtue attracts little ..."

6. Suggestion and Autosuggestion: A Psychological and Pedagogical Study Based by Charles Baudouin (1922)
"This will at the same time teach us to avoid making any effort, and effortlessness is a habit we must acquire if we are to practise autosuggestion. ..."

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