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painless

pain·less

painless

 
pronunciation:
peIn lihs
features:
Word Parts
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: not causing or involving pain.
It was a truly painless procedure, so I really hadn't needed to worry.
antonyms:
painful
definition 2: (informal) not causing much discomfort, exertion, annoyance, or the like.
The interview was actually pretty painless.
antonyms:
difficult, painful, trying
similar words:
snap
derivations: painlessly (adv.), painlessness (n.)
Word Parts
The word painless contains the following part:
-less Middle English adjective-forming suffix that means without
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The suffix -less attaches primarily to monosyllabic English nouns. However, -less is a fully productive suffix, meaning it can be added to any noun to form legitimate new words.
synonyms:
a-1, an-1
antonyms:
-ful1