- 1. naif, innocent, inexperienced person
- usage: a naive or inexperienced person
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- 1. naive (vs. sophisticated), naif, childlike, wide-eyed, round-eyed, dewy-eyed, simple, credulous, fleeceable, green, gullible, innocent, ingenuous, simple-minded, unsophisticated, unworldly, credulous, uninformed, unworldly
- usage: 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"
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