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He said it without immediately realizing the ingenuousness of the remark.Washington Is Sorely Missing the Legislative Genius of Howard Baker|James Andrew Miller|June 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Not only did he like the American academia, he liked the “open-minded ingenuousness” of students.
Edgar looked at her, to read how much of this was real ingenuousness, how much affected simplicity.
He is a man of clear head, of courage, fortitude and simple ingenuousness.The Raid of John Brown at Harper's Ferry as I Saw It|Rev. Samuel Vanderlip Leech
These questions, uttered with childish rapidity and ingenuousness, threw some light upon the apparent mystery.Adrift on the Pacific|Edward S. Ellis
With the utmost sincerity and ingenuousness he condemned Mr. Edwards.The Calico Cat|Charles Miner Thompson
The ingenuousness of her impetuous question seemed to amuse him.The Secret Witness|George Gibbs