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simple

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5 lacking in worldly wisdom or informed judgment
  • Developers mistakenly thought that the local residents were simple people who would sell their land for practically nothing.
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simple, foolish, silly, fatuous, asinine mean actually or apparently deficient in intelligence. simple implies a degree of intelligence inadequate to cope with anything complex or involving mental effort.
    • considered people simple who had trouble with computers
foolish implies the character of being or seeming unable to use judgment, discretion, or good sense.
    • foolish stunts
silly suggests failure to act as a rational being especially by ridiculous behavior.
    • the silly antics of revelers
fatuous implies foolishness, inanity, and disregard of reality.
    • fatuous conspiracy theories
asinine suggests utter and contemptible failure to use normal rationality or perception.
    • an asinine plot

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