Definition of ingenuously in US English:

ingenuously

adverb

  • See ingenuous

    • ‘Whether angling to arrive at a lecture with a victim family member or throwing shade on each other's designs, these architects ingenuously perform for the camera.’
    • ‘Then he adds, ingenuously, ‘Anyone would have done what I did.’’
    • ‘He said, somewhat ingenuously you may think, he gave you his previous convictions and said that it was entirely his choice that he did so.’
    • ‘It's both a juggling and a balancing act where sometimes the fiction wobbles ingenuously, and stumbles away from the security of direct or amplified quotation.’
    • ‘If you ask me, he was often fairly on the mark, but he was not one to waste time ingenuously explaining his agenda, unless it was going to further it.’

Pronunciation

ingenuously

/inˈjenyəwəslē/