Pronunciation of Naivete
/na͡ɪˈiːvətˌe͡ɪ/, /naɪˈiːvətˌeɪ/, /n_aɪ_ˈiː_v_ə_t_ˌeɪ/
Antonyms for naivete:
Synonyms for naivete:
candidness, genuineness, artlessness, un-artificiality, frankness, straightforwardness, callowness, honesty, candor, bluntness, trust, broadness, openness, naturalness, directness, sincerity, unsophistication, plain-spokenness, plainness, unaffectedness, unartfulness.
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Usage examples for naivete:
- And then, with a naivete indescribable, and with the utmost composure, she says,- " I think I should like to give you a kiss!" - "Rossmoyne", Unknown.
- One cannot love the parti pris of these works, but one cannot deny M. Denis a great charm of naivete, an intense feeling for decorative arrangements and colouring of a certain originality. - "The French Impressionists (1860-1900)", Camille Mauclair.