Na`ive`t'e" (?), n. [F. See Naive, and cf. Nativity.]
Native simplicity; unaffected plainness or ingenuousness; artlessness.
A story which pleases me by its naivet'e -- that is, by its unconscious ingenuousness.
© Webster 1913.
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