Artless vs Barbarous - What's the difference?

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Artless is a related term of barbarous.

As adjectives the difference between artless and barbarous

is that artless is having or displaying no guile, cunning, or deceit while barbarous is not classical or pure.

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(en adjective)
  • Having or displaying no guile, cunning, or deceit.
  • {{quote-Fanny Hill, part=5 , And why should I here suppress the delight I received from this amiable creature, in remarking each artless look, each motion of pure undissembled nature, betrayed by his wanton eyes}}
  • Free of artificiality; natural.
  • This pendant has artless charm.
  • Lacking art, knowledge, or skill; uncultured and ignorant.
  • Poorly made or done; crude.
  • Synonyms

    * (Having no guile) See also


    * (Having no guile) See also





    Alternative forms

    * (obsolete) barbarouse


    (en adjective)
  • Not classical or pure.
  • uncivilized, uncultured
  • Like a barbarian, especially in sound; noisy, dissonant.
  • I did but prompt the age to quit their cloggs
    By the known rules of antient libertie,
    When strait a barbarous noise environs me
    Of Owles and Cuckoes, Asses, Apes and Doggs - (1673)

    Derived terms

    * barbarously * barbarousness