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ingenuous

Pronunciation: /ɪnˈdʒenjuəs/

Translation of ingenuous in Spanish:

adjective/adjetivo

  • 1.1 (naive) ingenuo 1.2 (frank, open) cándido, franco
    Example sentences
    • I assure you, I'm neither ingenuous or disingenuous or naive here.
    • Sometimes the reviewer knows nothing of the author or the reputation in which a book comes wrapped, the result being a rare, ingenuous honesty.
    • It had a sly, ingenuous surface, the charming and amusing thoughts of a group of seven-year-olds ruminating on sex, money, school, race, love, mum and dad, the future and each other.

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Today is the Día de los Santos Inocentes, a religious festival celebrated in the Spanish-speaking world to commemorate the New Testament story of the massacre of the "Innocents", by playing practical jokes, or inocentadas, on one another. The classic inocentada is to hang paper dolls on someone's back without their knowing. Spoof news stories also appear in newspapers and the media.