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naïf

adjective
variants: or

naif

Synonyms and Antonyms of naïf

  1. lacking in worldly wisdom or informed judgment the senator, newly elected and still naïf, will learn soon enough how Washington really works Synonyms of naïf aw-shucks, dewy, dewy-eyed, green, ingenuous, innocent, naive (or naif), primitive, simple, simpleminded, uncritical, unknowing, unsophisticated, unsuspecting, unsuspicious, unwary, unworldly, wide-eyedWords Related to naïf callow, childish, immature, inexperienced, raw; childlike, idealistic, impractical, unrealistic; believing, credulous, gullible (also gullable), susceptible, trustful, trusting, unguarded; beguiled, duped, gulled, tricked; careless, heedless, thoughtlessNear Antonyms of naïf critical, cynical, doubting, incredulous, skeptical, suspecting, suspicious, unconvinced; careful, cautious, guarded, leery (also leary), wary, watchful; down-to-earth, hardheaded, pragmatic (also pragmatical), realistic, sober; street-smart, streetwiseAntonyms of naïf cosmopolitan, experienced, knowing, sophisticated, worldly, worldly-wise


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