Naive vs Unwary - What's the difference?

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Naive is a synonym of unwary.


As adjectives the difference between naive and unwary

is that naive is while unwary is lacking]] caution as a result of [[naïveté or inexperience.

naive

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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.

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    Derived terms

    * naively * naivete * naivety * naiveness

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    unwary

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    Adjective

    (er)
  • Lacking]] caution as a result of [[naïveté or inexperience
  • Unprepared; not watchful
  • Quotations

    * 1885 — *: Three little maids who, all unwary ,
    Come from a ladies' seminary

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