English adjective: ingenuous
|1.||ingenuous characterized by an inability to mask your feelings; not devious|
|Samples||An ingenuous admission of responsibility.|
|Similar||candid, heart-to-heart, open, undistorted|
|See also||naif, naive, sincere|
|2.||ingenuous lacking in sophistication or worldliness|
|Samples||A child's innocent stare.|
His ingenuous explanation that he would not have burned the church if he had not thought the bishop was in it.