Definition of naive:
fanciful, fresh, innocent, babe in the woods, childish, harmless, real, uninitiate, unstudied, untaught, unknowing, true, romantic, fleeceable, susceptible, boorish, gullibility, unreserved, green, simpleminded, unsophisticated, inexperienced, artless, uncomplicated, ignorant, dewy-eyed, exploitable, confiding, uninitiated, simple-minded, unprejudiced, wide-eyed, unjaded, simple, aboveboard, forthright, uninstructed, provincial, unfeigned, untried, be unused to (doing) something, spontaneous, easy, credulity, unbiased, crude, unpretending, babe, illiterate, primitive, knowledge, child, truthful, unwary, unworldly, dewy, gullible, deluded, unenlightened, callow, an easy target, jejune, childlike, impartial, aw-shucks, instinctive, wise, immature, untrained, fair, unpretentious, rustic, easily imposed upon, archaic, ingenuous, countrified, rude, unqualified, unsuspicious, dupable, uneducated, uncritical, unskilled, unsuspecting, naif, transparent, impulsive, unpolished, credulous, original, guileless, unschooled.
artless (part of speech: adjective)
- innocent (part of speech: adjective)
- "Cosmopolis, Complete", Paul Bourget Last Updated: March 3, 2009.
She held his hand in both of hers, and looked up into his eyes with a smile at once child- like and naive- and masterful; for behind the simplicity and the girlish manner there was a power, a mind, with which this sweet golden hair and cheeks like a rose- garden had nothing to do.- "When Valmond Came to Pontiac, Complete", Gilbert Parker Last Updated: March 15, 2009.
- "Our Unitarian Gospel", Minot Savage.