naive in a sentence

The naive man blushed with shame.

The experiment was done using naive mice.

He made heaps of money by ripping off naive suckers.

They were too naive to understand the necessity of studying.

Find someone who knows a popular myth from his/her culture.

Discussion question: Are you more of a cynical person, or a naive person?
Discussion question: Are you more of a cynical person, or a naive person?
Don’t be naive enough to believe everything you read on the Internet.

She is well known for her oil and acrylic paintings in a naive style.

The townspeople were astonishingly naive about what the smugglers were.

Larry thinks that anyone who opposes the war is simply a naive idealist.

The belief that violence can bring about peace is very naive and misguided.

Are you still letting last night’s fight bother you?

That’s so naive.

She is inexperienced and therefore somewhat naive in her understanding of politics.

Find someone who feels that a belief in the possibility of world peace is naive.

He thought it was better to be naive and too trusting of people than to always be suspicious.

The painting, with its simple lines and bold colors, is typical of the works of the naive artists.

Jimmy Carter once noted that it would be naive to think that peace and justice can be achieved easily.

He was a naive young student who thought that if you were nice to everyone, they would always be nice to you.



Harburg once wrote, “The Lord made Adam, the Lord made Eve, he made ’em both a little bit naive.

Thomas Szasz once stated that the stupid neither forgive nor forget, the naive forgive and forget, the wise forgive but do not forget.

I’m not naive enough to think that my son will never get into trouble, but I think that if he does, we will be able to talk about it together.

The President seems to believe that to question the fundamental morality of this war is not only insufficiently patriotic, but dangerously naive.

Prejudice is based on a very simplistic, naive belief that certain negative characteristics will be shared by a group simply due to the fact that they are of the same race or sex or whatever.
< power in our society have gotten where they are by being ready to do whatever is necessary in order to succeed. To suggest otherwise is to be naive.