naivety a*iv"e*ty, Naivety Na"["i]ve`ty, n. Na["i]vet['e]. --Carlyle. [1913 Webster]

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  • naivety — a*iv e*ty, Naivety Na [ i]ve ty, n. Na[ i]vet[ e]. Carlyle. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • naivety — (also naiveté) ► NOUN 1) lack of experience, wisdom, or judgement. 2) innocence or unsophistication …   English terms dictionary

  • Naivety — naive redirects here. For other uses, see naive (disambiguation). Naivety (or naïvety, naïveté, etc.), is the state of being naive having or showing a lack of experience, understanding or sophistication. One who is naive may be called a naif.… …   Wikipedia

  • naivety — also naïvety noun (plural ties) Date: 1708 chiefly British naivete …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • naïvety — noun see naivety …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • naivety — /nah eev tee, ee veuh /, n., pl. naiveties. naiveté. Also, naïvety. * * * …   Universalium

  • naivety — n. naiveness, quality of being unsuspecting, gullibility; simpleness; innocence; naive actionnÉ‘ ɪːvÉ™tɪ /naɪ ɪːvÉ™tɪ …   English contemporary dictionary

  • naïvety — na·ïve·ty …   English syllables

  • naivety — See: naive …   English dictionary

  • naivety — na•ive•ty or na•ïve•ty [[t]nɑˈiv ti, ˈi və [/t]] n. pl. ties naiveté …   From formal English to slang

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