Naive vs Matured - What's the difference?

naive | matured |


As an adjective naive

is .

As a verb matured is

(mature).

naive

English

Alternative forms

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Adjective

(en adjective)
  • Lacking worldly experience, wisdom, or judgement; unsophisticated.
  • Surely you're not naive enough to believe adverts!
  • (of art) Produced in a simple, childlike style, deliberately rejecting sophisticated techniques.
  • I've always liked the naive way in which he ignores all the background detail.

    Synonyms

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    Antonyms

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    Derived terms

    * naively * naivete * naivety * naiveness

    Anagrams

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    matured

    English

    Verb

    (head)
  • (mature)

  • mature

    English

    Adjective

    (en-adj)
  • Fully developed; grown up in terms of physical appearance, behaviour or thinking; ripe.
  • She is quite mature for her age.
  • Profound; careful.
  • The headmaster decided to expel the boy after a mature consideration.
  • (obsolete) Come to, or in a state of, completed suppuration.
  • Antonyms

    * (grown up) childish, immature * (profound) superficial

    Verb

  • To become mature; to ripen.
  • To gain experience or wisdom with age.
  • (finance) To reach the date when payment is due
  • Derived terms

    * mature up