from The Century Dictionary.
- Ingenuous; artless; natural: the masculine form, naïve being the corresponding feminine (but used also, in English, without regard to gender: see
- Having a natural luster: applied by jewelers to precious stones.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- adjective Having a true natural luster without being cut; -- applied by jewelers to a precious stone.
- adjective Naïve.
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- noun One who is
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- adjective marked by or showing unaffected simplicity and lack of guile or worldly experience
- noun a naive or inexperienced person
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Borrowing from French naïf.
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