[nah-eev-tey, -ee-vuh-tey, -eev-tey, -ee-vuh-] /nɑ ivˈteɪ, -ˌi vəˈteɪ, -ˈiv teɪ, -ˈi və-/
the quality or state of being naive; natural or artless simplicity.
a naive action, remark, etc.
1670s, from French naïveté, from Old French naiveté “genuineness, authenticity,” literally “native disposition” (see naive). Englished form naivety is attested from 1708.
[nah-eev-tee, -ee-vuh-] /nɑˈiv ti, -ˈi və-/ noun, plural naiveties. 1. . /naɪˈiːvtɪ/ noun (pl) -ties, -tés 1. the state or quality of being naive; ingenuousness; simplicity 2. a naive act or statement
- Naive user
A luser. Tends to imply someone who is ignorant mainly owing to inexperience. When this is applied to someone who *has* experience, there is a definite implication of stupidity. [Jargon File]
Negative Acknowledgement negative acknowledgment
[naj-af] /ˈnædʒ æf/ noun 1. a city in central Iraq: holy city of the Shiʿites; shrine contains tomb of Ali (a.d. c600–661), founder of the Shiʿite sect. /ˈnædʒæf/ noun 1. a holy city in central Iraq, near the River Euphrates; burial place of the Caliph Ali and a centre of the Shiite faith. Pop: 639 […]