A Lackadaisical Lexicon for Laggard Logophiles
NAÏVE [aka NAIVE]
[adjective]
1. having or showing unaffected simplicity of nature or absence of artificiality; unsophisticated; ingenuous.
2. having or showing a lack of experience, judgment, or information; credulous.
3. having or marked by a simple, unaffectedly direct style reflecting little or no formal training or technique.
4. not having previously been the subject of a scientific experiment, as an animal.
Etymology: French, feminine of naïf, Old French naïf - natural, instinctive < Latin nātīvus - native.

NAÏVE [aka NAIVE]

[adjective]

1. having or showing unaffected simplicity of nature or absence of artificiality; unsophisticated; ingenuous.

2. having or showing a lack of experience, judgment, or information; credulous.

3. having or marked by a simple, unaffectedly direct style reflecting little or no formal training or technique.

4. not having previously been the subject of a scientific experiment, as an animal.

Etymology: French, feminine of naïf, Old French naïf - natural, instinctive < Latin nātīvus - native.

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