Definition of "naïvely" [na•ïve•ly]

  • (adverb) Alternative form of naively.
  • (adjective) having or expressing innocence and credulity; ingenuous
  • (adjective) (as collective noun; preceded by the)
  • (adjective) artless or unsophisticated
  • (adjective) lacking developed powers of analysis, reasoning, or criticism
  • (noun) a person who is naive, esp in artistic style

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