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

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. naivete, naivety, naiveness(noun)

    lack of sophistication or worldliness


  1. Naivete(n.)

    An act displaying naivete; a naive remark or action.

  2. Origin: [F. See Nave, and cf. Nativity.]

Webster Dictionary

  1. Naivete(noun)

    native simplicity; unaffected plainness or ingenuousness; artlessness

  2. Origin: [F. See Nave, and cf. Nativity.]


  1. Naivety

    Naivety, is the state of being naïve. That is to say, having or showing a lack of experience, understanding or sophistication, often in a context where one neglects pragmatism in favor of moral idealism. One who is naive may be called a naïf.

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