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Another word for naive

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Adjective
  1. Free from guile, cunning, or deceit

    See also:

    honest

  2. Easily imposed on or tricked

    See also:

    wise

Noun
  1. A guileless, unsophisticated person

Another word for naive

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  • 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
  • Artless suggests a lack of artificiality or guile that derives from indifference to the effect one has upon others artless beauty
  • Ingenuous implies a frankness or straightforwardness that suggests the simplicity of a child her ingenuous confession of her real motives
  • 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