- Word Combinations (adjective)
|part of speech:
||without guile; sincere.
His offer of help appeared guileless, but she hesitated nonetheless.Her guileless expression made him trust her.
- artless, candid, genuine, honest, ingenuous, open, plain, simple-hearted, sincere
- deceitful, guileful, insincere, scheming, wily
- similar words:
- childlike, direct, frank, green, innocent, simpleminded, square, straight, trustful, trusting, unsophisticated, upright
||candid, ingenuous, plain, real, sincere, straightforward, truthful
||guilelessly (adv.), guilelessness (n.)