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naive Saltos de línea: naive
Pronunciación: /nʌɪˈiːv/
/nɑːˈiːv/
(also naïve)

Definición de naive en inglés:

adjetivo

1(Of a person or action) showing a lack of experience, wisdom, or judgement: the rather naive young man had been totally misled
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • His chronic lack of judgement and naive approach to the complexities of the society lead inevitably to tragedy.
  • He has been particularly criticized for lack of military experience and naive views of warfare.
  • They were naive with respect to the purpose of the experiment and none of them had participated in the previous experiment.
1.1(Of a person) natural and unaffected; innocent: Andy had a sweet, naive look when he smiled
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • In the light of this, one might be inclined to say that she is naïve or innocent or foolhardy.
  • In many ways, Joseph was naïve and innocent in his thinking.
  • She was terribly naïve and innocent and I suspected that she did not know what it could mean when her best friend just decided to leave a group outing.
Sinónimos
gullible, credulous, easily taken in, easily deceived, unsuspecting, over-trusting, over-trustful, born yesterday, unsuspicious, deceivable, dupable, immature, callow, raw, green, as green as grass, ignorant
1.2Of or denoting art produced in a style which deliberately rejects sophisticated artistic techniques and has a bold directness resembling a child’s work, typically in bright colours with little or no perspective.
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • His style seems to represent a point halfway between naive art and Expressionism.
  • Like the sculpture, the images represent a very naive viewpoint in the art world.
  • The collection is striking in its combination of works from both the realms of art brut and naive art.

Origen

Mid 17th century: from French naïve, feminine of naïf, from Latin nativus 'native, natural'.

Derivados

naively

1
Pronunciación: /nʌɪˈiːvli/
/nɑːˈiːvli/
adverbio
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • The betrayal of all those promises from the foolish romance novels I read and naively maybe even pathetically believed.
  • It was one of those things and, naively, I didn't back down.
  • If I'd gone into it naively expecting everything to work out as well as it did, there's no way it would have actually happened.

naiveness

2
sustantivo
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • Their futures in dealing with personal relationships - romantic and otherwise - will suffer from unfamiliarity and naiveness.
  • I was a willing victim of the naiveness of youth.
  • Once again, these B-grade luxury goods sellers thrive on the naiveness of tourists.

Palabras que riman con naive

achieve, believe, breve, cleave, conceive, deceive, eve, greave, grieve, heave, interleave, interweave, khedive, leave, misconceive, Neve, peeve, perceive, reave, receive, reive, relieve, reprieve, retrieve, sheave, sleeve, steeve, Steve, Tananarive, Tel Aviv, thieve, underachieve, upheave, weave, we've, Yves

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