naivety naivety

Definition(s):

  • (n) lack of sophistication or worldliness

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Perhaps his naivety was as huge as his talent.
  2. We quickly want to take on these formulated ideas from the past instead of celebrating our naivety, and growing confidence from choosing who we are.
  3. And this Administration went ahead, because this Administration's policy has been a combination of extraordinary naivety.

News

  • Brad Stevens: There Is No Bigger Rajon Rondo Fan Than Me

    The swirling trade whispers that have Rajon Rondo leaving the Boston Celtics can now be softened even more. The fresh voice of the Celtics, new coach Brad Stevens , was introduced to the media on Friday and was quick to point out the respect he has for his new superstar point guard. While the statement can be construed as naivety, the reality is that general manager Danny Ainge , who spent the ...
    on July 5, 2013     Source: Bleacher Report

Quotes

  1. "I was aware of this issue, not as attorney general, but as a parent," Cuomo said. "I pose the classic difficulty, I have three young girls ...... they are frankly better on the computer than I am, but there is a certain level of naivety."
    on Jan 29, 2008 By: Andrew Cuomo Source: Forbes

  2. When asked if the IOC had been naive on the internet issue, Mr Rogge said: "I would say we are idealists. Idealism is linked with some naivety."
    on Aug 1, 2008 By: Jacques Rogge Source: BBC News

  3. "Again, a little bit of naivety there, he doesn't understand Russia committed serious aggression against Georgia," McCain said.
    on Sep 26, 2008 By: John McCain Source: Citizen

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