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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.


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

See alsocredulous, uninformed, unworldly


English noun: naif

1. naif (person) a naive or inexperienced person

Broader (hypernym)inexperienced person, innocent

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