Other Words for Naive

Naive Verb Synonyms
naive, ingenuous, innocent, credulous, childlike, born yesterday, unaffected, unsophisticated, inexperienced, green, unworldly, unsuspecting, unenlightened, unsuspicious, trusting, trustful, gullible, artless, guileless, simple, simplistic, simple
Is Chatterley naive enough to believe that the gamekeeper's meetings with his wife were to discuss fox-hunting.

More Words for Naive

Naive / Simple

Naive Diversification

Business / Finance / Naive Diversification: A strategy whereby an investor simply invests in a number of different assets in the hope that the variance of the expected return on the portfolio is lowered. In contrast, mathematical programming ca MORE


Business / Search Engine Optimization (SEO) / Resubmission: Much like search engine submission, resubmission is generally a useless program which is offered by businesses bilking naive consumers out of their money for a worthless service. MORE

Sexual Abuse Symptomology

Life Style / Adoption / Sexual Abuse Symptomology: Indicators and behaviors which suggest that a child may have been sexually abused, including: excessive masturbation, sexual interaction with peers, sexual aggression towards younger and more naive ch MORE


Entertainment / Literature / Parable: Throwing beside or 'placing beside'): A story or short narrative designed to reveal allegorically some religious principle, moral lesson, psychological reality, or general truth. Rather than using abs MORE


Entertainment / Literature / Panglossian: The word is an eponym based on the fictional Dr. Pangloss from Voltaire's satire, Candide. Dr. Pangloss is a naively optimistic pedant who upholds the doctrine that 'all is for the best,' and that 'we MORE

Authorial Voice

Entertainment / Literature / Authorial Voice: The voices or speakers used by authors when they seemingly speak for themselves in a book. (In poetry, this might be called a poetic speaker). The use of this term makes it clear in critical discussio MORE