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wide–eyed

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of wide–eyed

  1. 1 lacking in worldly wisdom or informed judgment a wide-eyed and trusting child Synonyms of wide–eyed aw-shucks, dewy, dewy-eyed, green, ingenuous, innocent, naïf (or naif), primitive, simple, simpleminded, uncritical, unknowing, unsophisticated, unsuspecting, unsuspicious, unwary, unworldly, wide-eyedWords Related to wide–eyed 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 wide–eyed 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 wide–eyed cosmopolitan, experienced, knowing, sophisticated, worldly, worldly-wise

  2. 2 readily taken advantage of the sort of phony UFO “artifacts” that wide-eyed tourists fall for Synonyms of wide–eyed dewy-eyed, exploitable, gullible (also gullable), naive (or naïve), susceptible, trusting, unwary, wide-eyedWords Related to wide–eyed credulous, overcredulous, trustful, uncritical, unsuspecting, unsuspicious; artless, genuine, guileless, innocent, simple, unsophisticated, unworldly; fictile, malleable, pliable, pliant; deceivable; acquiescent, agreeable, amiable, obliging; yieldingNear Antonyms of wide–eyed critical, cynical, mistrustful, skeptical, suspicious, wary; sophisticated; clear-eyed, clear-sighted, hardheaded; shrewd, street-smart, streetwise


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