Definition of Naivetes

1. Noun. (plural of naivete) ¹



2. Noun. (plural of naiveté) ¹

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Definition of Naivetes

1. naivete [n] - See also: naivete

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Naivetes

naissant
naive
naive T-cell
naive art
naive falsificationism
naive realism
naiveite
naiveites
naively
naiveness
naivenesses
naiver
naives
naivest
naivete
naivetes (current term)
naiveties
naivety
naivist
naivity
naja
najas
nakabandi
nakabandis
nakauriite
nake
naked-ape
naked-eye
naked ape

Literary usage of Naivetes

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1. Maktoub: A Romance of French North Africa by Matthew Craig (1918)
"Loved her with the egoism of the Roumi, curious of her customs, her naivetes, her exotic Moslem femininity; and with reserve, as one who tastes of borrowed ..."

2. Mont-Saint-Michel and Chartres by Henry Adams (1905)
"better on that account, because, in spite of its quaintness, the naivetes of a young language — the egotism, jealousies, suspicions, boastings, ..."

3. The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Together with The Journal of a Tour to by James Boswell (1884)
"... tells it as a pleasantry of M. d'Uzes ; but M. de la Monnoye says, that this duke was remarkable for naivetes and blunders, and was a kind of butt, ..."

4. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1918)
"... the horse-racing, the death of Levin's disreputable brother, the hunting episodes, the quaint and often amusing naivetes of the peasantry. ..."

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