ingenuousness ingenuousness

Definition(s):

  1. (n) the quality of innocent naivete
  2. (n) openly straightforward or frank

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Johnathan's parents, who said they have been offered $100,000 for the movie rights, contributed the requisite dollops of folksy ingenuousness.
  2. The young girl's appearance and her slightly prissy ingenuousness come from the Alice books.
  3. Johnathan's parents, who said they have been offered $100,000 for the movie rights, contributed the requisite dollops of folksy ingenuousness.

Quotes

  • "I will become a believer in the ingenuousness, though never the propriety, of the Court's newfound respect for the wisdom of foreign of wisdom minds when it applies that wisdom in the abortion cases," Scalia said.
    on Jan 5, 2010 By: Antonin Scalia Source: Jackson Free Press

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