||having or showing unaffected simplicity of nature or absence of artificiality; unsophisticated; ingenuous.
||having or showing a lack of experience, judgment, or information; credulous: She’s so naive she believes everything she reads. He has a very naive attitude toward politics.
||having or marked by a simple, unaffectedly direct style reflecting little or no formal training or technique: valuable naive 19th-century American portrait paintings.
||not having previously been the subject of a scientific experiment, as an animal.
1. simple, unaffected, unsuspecting, artless, guileless, candid, open, plain.
1. sophisticated, artful.