Definition of Naive in English :
Define Naive in English
Naive meaning in English
Meaning of Naive in English
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Naive pronunciation in English
Pronounce Naive in Englishsee synonyms of naive
1. naif, naive
marked by or showing unaffected simplicity and lack of guile or worldly experience
Example Sentences:'a teenager's naive ignorance of life''the naive assumption that things can only get better''this naive simple creature with wide friendly eyes so eager to believe appearances'
2. naive, primitive
of or created by one without formal training; simple or naive in style
Example Sentences:'primitive art such as that by Grandma Moses is often colorful and striking'
lacking information or instruction
Example Sentences:'lamentably unenlightened as to the laws'
not initiated; deficient in relevant experience
Example Sentences:'it seemed a bizarre ceremony to uninitiated western eyes''he took part in the experiment as a naive subject'
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