Definitions

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  • adverb Without effort; without difficulty or struggle.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adverb without effort or apparent effort

Etymologies

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From effort + -less + -ly.

Examples

  • Your advantaged and/or bright child may succeed effortlessly from the ages of three to seven years of age (approximately) when language acquisition is at its peak and little academic stress is put upon them.

    Sending a Child to School in Mexico

  • Your advantaged and/or bright child may succeed effortlessly from the ages of three to seven years of age (approximately) when language acquisition is at its peak and little academic stress is put upon them.

    Sending a Child to School in Mexico

  • They way he can move his voice up and down so effortlessly is amazing.

    David Archuleta David Cook “Today” Video

  • The whole is brought together in the third part of the book, the novel, and as is often the case with me, a book suddenly glides effortlessly from a good read into a great one.

    40 entries from September 2007

  • The whole is brought together in the third part of the book, the novel, and as is often the case with me, a book suddenly glides effortlessly from a good read into a great one.

    The Visible World

  • The whole is brought together in the third part of the book, the novel, and as is often the case with me, a book suddenly glides effortlessly from a good read into a great one.

    The Visible World

  • I love how he moves so effortlessly from the three standards being his personal criteria to making them universal criteria.

    Bloomin’ Wisdom « So Many Books

  • PSPBrick is a program used to downgrade the firmware … i used it recently to downgrade from 2.00 to 1.50 so i cud home brew some games … after u have downgraded and your bored with home brews you can upgrade again effortlessly with no re precussions! xoxo

    Meet Trojan.PSPBrick.

  • All the images were copied effortlessly from the Blake Archive.

    Golgonooza Text

  • The JUNO-Stage effortlessly translates to the studio as well.

    Harmony Central

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