Definition of "naïvety" [na•iv•e•ty]

  • Artlessness or credulity; naiveté. (noun)

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Use "naïvety" in a sentence
  • "This naivety is the reason Nigerians want to give you millions of dollars for helping them move their fortunes to U.S. bank accounts."
  • "The main character naivety is good for the plot and funny, but it makes impossible for me to relate to her."
  • "I do teach with the rider that to follow what I say in political naivety is just to write a suicide note."