Find another word for ingenuous. In this page you can discover 37 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for ingenuous, like: open, candid, straightforward, undisguised, unsophisticated, artless, plain, frank, naive, artless and guileless.
The ingenuous faith of a Louis IX.
But he was the one man of ability who could hope to rule the debris of the kingdom of Jerusalem with success; he was the master of an Italian statecraft which gave him the advantage over his ingenuous rival; and Richard was finally forced to recognize him as king (April 11 9 2).
It may, however, be granted that the possibility of lapse throws us open to the objections, ingenuous or disingenuous, of the sceptic; and we must remain exposed to them so long as we deal with our first principles as so many isolated axioms or intuitions.
He has, indeed, a true love of England, sometimes not without a suspicion of insularity, but always fresh and ingenuous.
Beside, there's no such thing as idiot-proof; idiots are far too ingenuous.