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Overview of adj naive

The adj naive has 5 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (6) naive, naif

(marked by or showing unaffected simplicity and lack of guile or worldly experience; "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. primitive, naive

(of or created by one without formal training; simple or naive in style; "primitive art such as that by Grandma Moses is often colorful and striking")

3. naive


4. uninstructed, unenlightened, naive

(lacking information or instruction; "lamentably unenlightened as to the laws")

5. uninitiate, uninitiated, naive

(not initiated; deficient in relevant experience; "it seemed a bizarre ceremony to uninitiated western eyes"; "he took part in the experiment as a naive subject") © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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