naïfness

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naive, naïve or naïf (naɪˈiːv)
 
adj
1.  a.  having or expressing innocence and credulity; ingenuous
 b.  (as collective noun; preceded by the): only the naive believed him
2.  artless or unsophisticated
3.  lacking developed powers of analysis, reasoning, or criticism: a naive argument
4.  another word for primitive
 
n
5.  rare See primitive a person who is naive, esp in artistic style
 
[C17: from French, feminine of naïf, from Old French naif native, spontaneous, from Latin nātīvusnative, from nasci to be born]
 
naïve, naïve or naïf
 
adj
 
n
 
[C17: from French, feminine of naïf, from Old French naif native, spontaneous, from Latin nātīvusnative, from nasci to be born]
 
naïf, naïve or naïf
 
adj
 
n
 
[C17: from French, feminine of naïf, from Old French naif native, spontaneous, from Latin nātīvusnative, from nasci to be born]
 
na'ively, naïve or naïf
 
adv
 
na'ïvely, naïve or naïf
 
adv
 
na'ïfly, naïve or naïf
 
adv
 
na'iveness, naïve or naïf
 
n
 
na'ïveness, naïve or naïf
 
n
 
na'ïfness, naïve or naïf
 
n

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