- lacking skill or art
- uncultured; ignorant
- not artistic; clumsy; crude
- without artificiality; simple; natural
- without guile or deceit; ingenuous; innocent
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- Having or displaying no guile, cunning, or deceit. See Synonyms at naive.
- Free of artificiality; natural: artless charm.
- Lacking art, knowledge, or skill; uncultured and ignorant.
- Poorly made or done; crude.
- artˈless·ly adverb
- artˈless·ness noun