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English adjective: naif

1. naif marked by or showing unaffected simplicity and lack of guile or worldly experience


SamplesA teenager's naive ignorance of life.
The naive assumption that things can only get better.
This naive simple creature with wide friendly eyes so eager to believe appearances.


Synonymsnaive


Similarchildlike, credulous, dewy-eyed, fleeceable, green, gullible, ingenuous, innocent, round-eyed, simple, simple-minded, unsophisticated, unworldly, wide-eyed


See alsocredulous, uninformed, unworldly


Antonymssophisticated


English noun: naif

1. naif (person) a naive or inexperienced person


Broader (hypernym)inexperienced person, innocent









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