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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (1)

1. lack of sophistication or worldliness;
[syn: naivete, naivety, naiveness]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Naivet'e \Na`["i]ve`t['e]"\, n. [F. See Na["i]ve, and cf. Nativity.] 1. The state or quality of being naive; lack of sophistication or worldliness. Syn: naivete, naiveness. [1913 Webster + WordNet 1.5 + PJC] A story which pleases me by its na["i]vet['e] -- that is, by its unconscious ingenuousness. --De Quincey. [1913 Webster] 2. An act displaying naivete; a naive remark or action. [PJC] naivety
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

naivete n 1: lack of sophistication or worldliness [syn: naivete, naivety, naiveness] [ant: mundaneness, mundanity, sophistication, worldliness]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

40 Moby Thesaurus words for "naivete": artlessness, bluffness, bluntness, candor, childlikeness, cullibility, deceivability, directness, dupability, easiness, greenness, guilelessness, gullibility, hoaxability, ingenuousness, innocence, naiveness, naivety, openheartedness, openness, outspokenness, persuadability, plainness, seduceability, simpleheartedness, simplemindedness, simpleness, simplicity, sincerity, single-heartedness, single-mindedness, singleness of heart, softness, trustfulness, unguardedness, unsophisticatedness, unsophistication, unsuspiciousness, unwariness, weakness




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