[ef-ert-lis] /ˈɛf ərt lɪs/
requiring or involving no ; displaying no signs of ; easy:
an effortless writing style.
requiring or involving little effort; easy
(archaic) making little effort; passive
1801, “passive,” from effort + -less. Meaning “easy” is from 1831. Related: Effortlessly; effortlessness.
[ef-ert] /ˈɛf ərt/ noun 1. exertion of physical or mental power: It will take great effort to achieve victory. 2. an earnest or strenuous attempt: an effort to keep to the schedule. 3. something done by exertion or hard work: I thought it would be easy, but it was an effort. 4. an achievement, as […]
noun, Pathology. 1. an anxiety reaction characterized by quick fatigue, shortness of breath, rapid heartbeat, dizziness, and other cardiac symptoms, but not caused by disease of the heart. cardiac neurosis n. A form of anxiety neurosis concerning the state of the heart, as a result of palpitation, chest pain, or other symptoms not due to […]
[ih-frak-shuh n] /ɪˈfræk ʃən/ noun, Law. 1. a breaking into a house, store, etc., by force; forcible entry.
[ih-fruhn-tuh-ree] /ɪˈfrʌn tə ri/ noun, plural effronteries. 1. shameless or impudent boldness; barefaced audacity: She had the effrontery to ask for two free samples. 2. an act or instance of this. /ɪˈfrʌntərɪ/ noun (pl) -ies 1. shameless or insolent boldness; impudent presumption; audacity; temerity n. 1715, from French effronterie, from effronté “shameless,” from Old French […]