Part of speech:
Very honest or frank in what one says or writes
Honest and frank:
Without guile or cunning; artless; simple
Having or displaying no guile or deceit; honest or sincere:
Marked by little or no ornamentation or decoration:
The definition of naive is being immature, unaware or overly trusting.
Belonging or suitable to a child
Without guile; candid; frank
Completely obvious; blatant:
(--- Biology) Having no divisions or branches; not compound:
The definition of sincere is true or honest.
Not changed, affected, or influenced
Disposed to lie, cheat, defraud, or deceive.
Slyly deceptive or misleading, typically by means of a pretense of ignorance or unawareness
Tending to deceive; apt to lie or cheat
Not gotten by study or conscious effort
Having or showing little understanding of the ways of the world; naive or impractical:
By the shortest way, without turning or stopping; not roundabout; not interrupted; straight
(Archaic) Proceeding straight ahead.
Marked by candid interaction between men:
Frank; straightforward; blunt.
Not altered, embellished, or modified:
Not held back for a particular person:
Frank and forthright:
(Informal) Characterized by candor, honesty, ethical behavior, etc.
Free from impediment or obstruction; open
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