A naive person is someone with a childish/innocent view of the world. The opposite of a cynic, really.
1. Everyone has some good in them.

2. A stranger is just a friend you haven't met.

These people are naive, because they believe that people like Himmler regret sending all the Jews to the gas chamber, and that people who say you shouldn't go somewhere on your own with a stranger are overreacting.
by Twinkle-star15 May 21, 2006
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Being naive generally means not to think enough. Naive persons often show a certain ignorance or simplicity when thinking about a problem. This could be due to lack of experience, information or ability to make judgments.
Some people say all Americans are ignorant and naive, however, this is a naive view itself.

Some naive teenagers think nothing can happen to them when they leave their name and address in a chatbox.

John thinks their is no corruption in politics, this is naive.

A lot of children are naive, however, people of all ages can be naive, simply due to a lack of experience or a lack of information.
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A person who despite overwhelming blantent evidence is oblivious to whats going on in his/ her surroundings.
Jessica thought that being bought Sex and the City had no strings attached. Clearly she was naive
by Horatio Salazar July 4, 2005
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The majority of Americans. Such a pathetic country I live in...
you wonder why all of your kids are brats..because you dont know how to raise them...you shelter them and continue the line of ignorance through out america...naive
by OmiddlemanO June 27, 2006
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being very childest and an asshole
a tom youre being very naive right now
by Kushton Slayter August 3, 2010
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