effortless

[ef-ert-lis]
adjective
requiring or involving no effort; displaying no signs of effort; easy: an effortless writing style.

Origin:
1795–1805; effort + -less

effortlessly, adverb
effortlessness, noun
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effortless (ˈɛfətlɪs)
 
adj
1.  requiring or involving little effort; easy
2.  archaic making little effort; passive
 
effortlessly
 
adv
 
effortlessness
 
n

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effortless
1801, from effort + -less. Related: Effortlessly.
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Example sentences
As a result, the act of reading seems effortless and easy.
B had sufficient poise and seemingly effortless grace in his teaching to make
  saying hello again easy after those years ended.
Programs or products that promote easy or effortless long term weight loss
  don't work.
Think of a frittata as an omelet made effortless: no fussing or folding here.
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