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naif (adj.)

"ingenuous, artless, natural," 1590s, from French naïf, literally "naive" (see naive). The masculine form of the French word, but used in English without reference to gender. As a noun, "natural, artless, naive person," first attested 1893, from French, where Old French naif also meant "native inhabitant; simpleton, natural fool."

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Definitions of naif
1
naif (n.)
a naive or inexperienced person;
2
naif (adj.)
marked by or showing unaffected simplicity and lack of guile or worldly experience;
Synonyms: naive
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