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naive

adjective
 
 
/naɪˈiːv/
If someone is naive, they believe things too easily and do not have enough experience of the world: I was much younger then, and very naive.Naive and trustingInexperienced (of people)Inexperienced (of people)Naive and trusting
naively adverb I naively believed that we would be treated as equals. naivety
 
 
/naɪˈiːvəti/ noun [U]
the quality of being naiveNaive and trustingInexperienced (of people)Inexperienced (of people)Naive and trusting
Translations of “naive”
in Spanish cándido, ingenuo…
in Korean 순진한…
in Arabic ساذِج…
in Portuguese ingênuo…
in Catalan ingenu…
in Japanese だまされやすい, うぶな…
in Italian ingenuo…
in Chinese (Traditional) 輕信的, 天真的, 幼稚的…
in Russian наивный…
in Turkish saf, deneyimsiz, toy…
in Chinese (Simplified) 轻信的, 天真的, 幼稚的…
in Polish naiwny…
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