Definitions for naiveténɑ ivˈteɪ, -ˌi vəˈteɪ, -ˈiv teɪ, -ˈi və-

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

na•ive•ténɑ ivˈteɪ, -ˌi vəˈteɪ, -ˈiv teɪ, -ˈi və-(n.)

or na•ïve•té or na•ive•te

  1. the quality or state of being naive; unaffected simplicity.

  2. a naive action, remark, etc.

Origin of naiveté:

1665–75; < F; see naive , -ity

Princeton's WordNet

  1. naivete, naivety, naiveness(noun)

    lack of sophistication or worldliness

Webster Dictionary

  1. Naivete(noun)

    native simplicity; unaffected plainness or ingenuousness; artlessness

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