Netanyahu, and even some ingenuous pundits, are bragging about how Israel and America have never been closer.
Simply, that you are the most ingenuous, the most delightful creature in the world.
"I know it," she confessed, softening her frank agreement with an ingenuous smile.
As for the present book, it is ingenuous and delicate, the revealer of a fine intelligence.
His wife effected an introduction in her own ingenuous fashion.
"Now show me what guides the boat," I exclaimed, in my most ingenuous voice, as he rose from the meal and moved towards the tower.
I could hardly leave his ingenuous tale to rise and turn on the gas.
As to botany, he cherished it with a deep and ingenuous passion, and not as a pastime.
A pleasant, ingenuous face it was, flushed now with the joy of triumph.
Remember you are talking to a Yale girl, and not an ingenuous Harvard maiden.
1590s, "noble in nature," from Latin ingenuus "with the virtues of freeborn people, of noble character, frank, upright, candid," originally "native, freeborn," from in- "in" (see in- (2)) + gen-, root of gignere "beget, produce" (see genus). Sense of "artless, innocent" is 1670s, via evolution from "high-minded" to "honorably open, straightforward," to "innocently frank." Related: Ingenuously; ingenuousness.