Definition of naiveness in US English:


(also naïveness)


  • See naive

    • ‘The op-ed page seems always to be going on about the naïveness of the anti-globalization view.’
    • ‘I was a willing victim of the naiveness of youth.’
    • ‘Their futures in dealing with personal relationships - romantic and otherwise - will suffer from unfamiliarity and naiveness.’
    • ‘Once again, these B-grade luxury goods sellers thrive on the naiveness of tourists.’