Another word for naive
ingenuous, artless, unsophisticated, unaffected, innocent, simple, inexperienced, untrained, countrified, callow, jejune, naÃ¯f (French), natural, unschooled, ignorant, untaught, provincial, unworldly, guileless, spontaneous, instinctive, impulsive, simple-minded, innocuous, unsuspecting, harmless, confiding, childlike, gullible, credulous, trusting, fresh, unjaded, original, rustic, boorish, unpolished, primitive, sincere, unfeigned, open, candid, forthright, aboveboard, romantic, fanciful, unpretentious, transparent, unsuspicious, straightforward, uncomplicated, easily imposed upon, green*; see also childish 1, frank, inexperienced, simple 1.
naive implies a genuine, innocent simplicity or lack of artificiality, but sometimes connotes an almost foolish lack of worldly wisdom his naive belief in the kindness of others; ingenuous implies a frankness or straightforwardness that suggests the simplicity of a child her ingenuous confession of her real motives; artless suggests a lack of artificiality or guile that derives from indifference to the effect one has upon others artless beauty; unsophisticated, like naive, implies a lack of worldly wisdom but connotes that this is the result merely of a lack of experience simple, unsophisticated tastes
Another word for naiveor naÃ¯ve also naif or naÃ¯f adjective
Free from guile, cunning, or deceit:artless, guileless, ingenuous, innocent, natural, simple, unaffected, unsophisticated, unstudied, unworldly. See honest
Easily imposed on or tricked:credulous, dupable, easy, exploitable, gullible, susceptible. See wise