- r in a crude and unskilled manner
- r in an ingenuous manner
she answered the judge's questions artlessly
- The resulting movie, Trouble the Water, is an endlessly moving, artlessly magnificent tribute to people the government didn't think worth saving.
- Despite his otherworldly demeanor, he is artlessly charming, although he does not make anything resembling small talk.
- Think of the touching moments on Inauguration Night, when at ball after ball, crowds of young people swooned at the sight of Barack and Michelle Obama dancing together, artlessly .