Definition of naivety
: naïveté If he compromised himself, then it was because of his political ignorance and naivety. — The Times Literary Supplement (London)
Examples of naivety in a Sentence
the contention that the royal family took advantage of the young Diana's naivety
Recent Examples of naivety from the Web
The fact that Trump Jr. would leave an electronic paper trail for an at least mildly treasonous meeting suggests a level of naivety and/or privilege unmatched in recent American political history.
This just demonstrates remarkable naivety on how this voter data can be used,’ said David Becker, [of the] Center for Election Innovation & Research. ‘
But the draft summit conclusions seen by Bloomberg suggest European leaders are also alive to Macron’s concern that the EU’s principled commitment to free trade doesn’t tip over into naivety.
Bohringer attended the draft, and his naivety about the NFL — on display during an NFL Network interview — added to the feel-good nature of the story.
My lack of common sense was a result of my naivety about the situation; (redacted) lack of common sense led him to orally rape me.
A new resident (newbie) may be targeted because of their naivety and inability to stop the griefing.
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