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[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.


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