Definition of "naïvety" []

  • Artlessness or credulity; naiveté. (noun)
  • The state or quality of being naive; ingenuousness; simplicity (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • A naive act or statement (noun) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016

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."