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effortless

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involving minimal difficulty or effort

  • using an automatic dishwasher is not quite as effortless as I would like—you still have to put the dishes away
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easy, facile, simple, light, effortless, smooth mean not demanding effort or involving difficulty. easy is applicable either to persons or things imposing tasks or to activity required by such tasks.
    • an easy college course
facile often adds to easy the connotation of undue haste or shallowness.
    • facile answers to complex questions
simple stresses ease in understanding or dealing with because complication is absent.
    • a simple problem in arithmetic
light stresses freedom from what is burdensome.
    • a light teaching load
effortless stresses the appearance of ease and usually implies the prior attainment of artistry or expertness.
    • moving with effortless grace
smooth stresses the absence or removal of all difficulties, hardships, or obstacles.
    • a smooth ride

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