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Spell check of naif

Correct spelling: naif

Synonyms:
uninitiated, green, dewy-eyed, fleeceable, simpleminded, childlike, inexperienced, credulous, naive, unsuspecting, uninstructed, dewy, gullible, wide-eyed, aw-shucks, unenlightened, unknowing, ignorant, uncritical, unworldly, innocent, simple, uninitiate, unsophisticated, unsuspicious, simple-minded, ingenuous, unwary, primitive.

Antonyms:
down-to-earth, experienced, realistic, cosmopolitan, streetwise, leery, doubting, worldly, suspecting, cautious, street-smart, guarded, worldly-wise, incredulous, sophisticated, hardheaded, knowing, wary, cynical, sober, watchful, pragmatic, suspicious, careful, unconvinced, skeptical, critical.

Examples of usage:

1) How naif these simple stories of Hebrew heroes! - "The Right and Wrong Uses of the Bible", R. Heber Newton.

2) As he felt her close up against him, folded into him with that utterly naif and childish trust that had allured and charmed him on the very first occasion, he felt nothing but a sweet and blessed rest. - "The Captives", Hugh Walpole.

3) This quality is strikingly exhibited for us in Jowett's translation of Plato- which is as modern in feeling and phrase as anything done in Boston- in the naif and direct Herodotus, and, above all, in the King James vernacular translation of the Bible, which is the great text- book of all modern literature. - "The Complete Essays of C. D. Warner", Charles Dudley Warner.

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