Definitions for naively

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. naively(adverb)

    in a naive manner

    "he believed, naively, that she would leave him her money"

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  1. naively(Adverb)

    In a naive manner.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Naively(adverb)

    in a naive manner

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Robert Orr:

    No country naively made an agreement with the United States on the basis of one or two of its policies.

  2. Bernie Sanders:

    What he said in so many words was, 'Thank you so much for electing me to be president, but I will take it from here. I will go forward and I will negotiate with (House Speaker John) Boehner and (Senate Majority Leader) Mitch McConnell and the Republicans,' he did this because he is a decent guy and he thought naively that Republicans really wanted to work or negotiate compromises. Truth is, they never, ever did.

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