[nah-eev-tee, -ee-vuh-]
noun, plural naiveties.
Also, naïvety. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source Link To naïvety
World English Dictionary
naivety, naïveté or naiveté (naɪˈiːvtɪ, ˌnaɪiːvˈteɪ)
n , pl -ties, -tés
1.  the state or quality of being naive; ingenuousness; simplicity
2.  a naive act or statement
naïveté, naïveté or naiveté
naiveté, naïveté or naiveté

Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 10th Edition
2009 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009
Cite This Source
Example sentences
Monopolizing on the naivety of generational consumer influx sets these insane
Your naivety and toxicity is one more example of what will take our country
But that tends to be the naivety of a new generation.
The few pieces produced during this time show a return to the naivety that
  characterized the first years of his career.
Related Words
Copyright © 2014, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature