a) Free from pain; without pain or trouble.
b) Not difficult; easy.

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  • painless — pain|less [ peınləs ] adjective 1. ) not causing any physical pain: a quick and relatively painless blood test 2. ) less difficult or unpleasant than you expect: The long drive proved to be pretty painless. ╾ pain|less|ly adverb …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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