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painless

[peyn-lis] /ˈpeɪn lɪs/
adjective
1.
without pain; causing little or no pain:
painless dentistry; a painless cure.
2.
Informal. not difficult; requiring little or no hard work or exertion.
Origin of painless
1560-1570
1560-70; pain + -less
Related forms
painlessly, adverb
painlessness, noun
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painless

adjective
1.
not causing pain or distress
2.
not affected by pain
Derived Forms
painlessly, adverb
painlessness, noun
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Word Origin and History for painless
adj.

1560s, from pain (n.) + -less. Related: Painlessly; painlessness.

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