HyperDic: naiveness

English > 1 sense of the word naiveness:
NOUNattributenaiveness, naivete, naivetylack of sophistication or worldliness
English > naiveness: 1 sense > noun 1, attribute
Meaninglack of sophistication or worldliness.
Synonymsnaivete, naivety
Narrowerartlessness, innocence, ingenuousness, naturalnessThe quality of innocent naivete
credulousness, gullibilitytendency to believe too readily and therefore / therefore to be easily deceived / deceived
simplicity, simpleness, simple mindednessA lack of penetration or subtlety
BroaderqualityAn essential and distinguishing attribute of something or someone
Oppositesophistication, worldliness, mundaneness, mundanityThe quality or character of being intellectually sophisticated and worldly through cultivation or experience or disillusionment
Spanishcandor, ingenuidad, sencillez
Catalancandidesa, candor, ingenuïtat, senzillesa
Adjectivesnaivemarked by or showing unaffected simplicity and lack of guile or worldly / worldly experience
naivenot initiated
naiveinexperienced
naivelacking information or instruction

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