|a.||1.||Wanting art, knowledge, or skill; ignorant; unskillful.|
|2.||Contrived without skill or art; inartistic.|
|3.||Free from guile, art, craft, or stratagem; characterized by simplicity and sincerity; sincere; guileless; ingenuous; honest; |
|Adj.||1.||artless - characterized by an inability to mask your feelings; not devious; "an ingenuous admission of responsibility"|
|2.||artless - simple and natural; without cunning or deceit; "an artless manner"; "artless elegance"|
artful - marked by skill in achieving a desired end especially with cunning or craft; "the artful dodger"; "an artful choice of metaphors"
|3.||artless - showing lack of art; "an artless translation"|
|4.||artless - (of persons) lacking art or knowledge|