ingenuousness

Definitions of ingenuousness
  1. noun
    the quality of innocent naivete
    synonyms: artlessness, innocence, naturalness
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    types:
    innocency
    an innocent quality or thing or act
    type of:
    naiveness, naivete, naivety
    lack of sophistication or worldliness
  2. noun
    openly straightforward or frank
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    Antonyms:
    disingenuousness
    the quality of being disingenuous and lacking candor
    types:
    artlessness
    ingenuousness by virtue of being free from artful deceit
    type of:
    candidness, candor, candour, directness, forthrightness, frankness
    the quality of being honest and straightforward in attitude and speech
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