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[peyn-lis] /ˈpeɪn lɪs/

without ; causing little or no :
painless dentistry; a painless cure.
Informal. not difficult; requiring little or no hard work or exertion.
not causing pain or distress
not affected by pain

1560s, from pain (n.) + -less. Related: Painlessly; painlessness.


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