naivety

or na·ïve·ty

[ nah-eev-tee, -ee-vuh- ]
/ nɑˈiv ti, -ˈi və- /

noun, plural na·ive·ties.

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naivety

navet or naivet (ˌnaɪiːvˈteɪ)

/ (naɪˈiːvtɪ) /

noun plural -ties or -tés

the state or quality of being naive; ingenuousness; simplicity
a naive act or statement
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