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painless

[ peyn-lis ]
/ ˈpeɪn lɪs /
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adjective
without pain; causing little or no pain: painless dentistry; a painless cure.
Informal. not difficult; requiring little or no hard work or exertion.
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Origin of painless

First recorded in 1560–70; pain + -less

OTHER WORDS FROM painless

pain·less·ly, adverbpain·less·ness, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for painless

painless

adjective
not causing pain or distress
not affected by pain

Derived forms of painless

painlessly, adverbpainlessness, noun
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