Netanyahu, and even some ingenuous pundits, are bragging about how Israel and America have never been closer.
Simply, that you are the most ingenuous, the most delightful creature in the world.
He was, however, anticipated by the voice of the ingenuous and youthful Alice.
As for the present book, it is ingenuous and delicate, the revealer of a fine intelligence.
Thy heart is ingenuous and sincere; thy misfortune is poignant and affecting.
"Now show me what guides the boat," I exclaimed, in my most ingenuous voice, as he rose from the meal and moved towards the tower.
The instincts of ingenuous youth are easily induced to take the better part.
As to botany, he cherished it with a deep and ingenuous passion, and not as a pastime.
The President, so ingenuous and child-like, must never suspect the truth!
Remember you are talking to a Yale girl, and not an ingenuous Harvard maiden.
1590s, "noble in nature," from Latin ingenuus "with the virtues of freeborn people, of noble character, frank, upright, candid," originally "native, freeborn," from in- "in" (see in- (2)) + gen-, root of gignere "beget, produce" (see genus). Sense of "artless, innocent" is 1670s, via evolution from "high-minded" to "honorably open, straightforward," to "innocently frank." Related: Ingenuously; ingenuousness.