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naif

A naif is a person with very little experience. When you're just starting a new job, you often feel like a naif.

You might have noticed how similar the noun naif is to the adjective naive. They share a common origin, the French word naïf, which means both "natural, unspoiled, or innocent" and also "foolish." When you describe someone using the adjective form of naif — which can be used interchangeably with naive — you are usually implying that the person is a little childlike or immature.

Definitions of naif
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n a naive or inexperienced person

Type of:
inexperienced person, innocent
a person who lacks knowledge of evil

adj marked by or showing unaffected simplicity and lack of guile or worldly experience

Synonyms:
naive
credulous
disposed to believe on little evidence
uninformed
not informed; lacking in knowledge or information
childlike, dewy-eyed, round-eyed, simple, wide-eyed
exhibiting childlike simplicity and credulity
credulous
showing a lack of judgment or experience
fleeceable, green, gullible
naive and easily deceived or tricked
ingenuous, innocent
lacking in sophistication or worldliness
simple-minded
lacking subtlety and insight
unsophisticated, unworldly
not wise in the ways of the world
unworldly
not concerned with the temporal world or swayed by mundane considerations
Antonyms:
sophisticated
having or appealing to those having worldly knowledge and refinement and savoir-faire
elegant
refined and tasteful in appearance or behavior or style
disenchanted
freed from enchantment
cosmopolitan, widely distributed
growing or occurring in many parts of the world
informed
having much knowledge or education
literate
able to read and write
blase, worldly
very sophisticated especially because of surfeit; versed in the ways of the world
intelligent, well-informed
possessing sound knowledge
polished, refined, svelte, urbane
showing a high degree of refinement and the assurance that comes from wide social experience
worldly-wise
experienced in and wise to the ways of the world
secular, temporal, worldly
characteristic of or devoted to the temporal world as opposed to the spiritual world
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