Navet

Na`ve`t"

(?), n. [F. See Nave, and cf. Nativity.] The state or quality of being naive.
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A story which pleases me by its navet -- that is, by its unconscious ingenuousness.
De Quincey.
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n. 1. lack of sophistication or worldliness.
Syn. -- naivete, naiveness.
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na*iv"e*ty

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Na"ve`ty

(?), n. Navet. Carlyle.
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