Not naif: He personally threatened to “cut off the tongues” of any Saudi reformist.
Saudi newspapers demanded an investigation, but it was naif who ordered an end to all editorials on the subject.
In 2009, The Economist asked of naif “Could a tough interior minister be a reforming king?”
For three and a half decades, naif oversaw the ministry of the interior, which brutally repressed liberals and dissidents.
The ascent of naif spells the death of reform and human rights in Saudi Arabia.
I was laboriously 'graceful;' and sported my 'naif sensibility' till it was any thing but naif.
Strange enough, and I confess it with naif delight, I did not feel at all afraid.
Being a lump of simplicity, his sceptism was as naif as his enthusiasm.
Their naif delight at the varied skill of the riders was most charming to witness.
Of course you should really go to the theological seminary and establish this naif intuitive mysticism upon a disciplined basis.