guileless

[ gahyl-lis ]
/ ˈgaɪl lɪs /

adjective

free from guile; sincere; honest; straightforward; frank.

Origin of guileless

First recorded in 1720–30; guile + -less

Related forms

guile·less·ly, adverbguile·less·ness, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for guilelessness

guileless

/ (ˈɡaɪllɪs) /

adjective

free from guile; ingenuous

Derived Forms

guilelessly, adverbguilelessness, noun
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