Naïve


Naïve

Naïve may refer to:

*a French loanword (adjective, form of "naïf") indicating having or showing a lack of experience, understanding or sophistication

*Naïve art, art created by untrained artists, or artists aspiring to naïve realisations
*Naïve realism, a theory of perception thought to be representative of most people's understanding and method of interpretation of their perceptions
*Naïve algorithm, a very simple solution to a problem that has a very high time- or memory- complexity
*Naive set theory, a non-axiomatic approach to set theory, in mathematics
*Naïve-liberalism
*Drug-naïve, a patient who has not previously used a particular drug (e.g., an opioid) during a particular course of treatment, and therefore has no tolerance; or someone who has not been exposed previously to an antigen

*Naïve (company), also known as Opus111, a French recording label
*Naïve (album), industrial rock group KMFDM's fifth album, released in 1990
*Naïve (song), a 2006 song by British post-punk rock band The Kooks, featured on their debut album


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  • Naive — Naïve Records Cet article a pour sujet le label nommé Naïve. Pour une définition du mot « naïve », voir l’article naïve du Wiktionnaire. Filiale de …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Naïve — Records Cet article a pour sujet le label nommé Naïve. Pour une définition du mot « naïve », voir l’article naïve du Wiktionnaire. Filiale de …   Wikipédia en Français

  • naive — UK / US or naïve UK [naɪˈiːv] / US [nɑˈɪv] adjective a) a naive person lacks experience of life and tends to trust other people and believe things too easily a naive 17 year old b) typical of a naive person a naive question Derived words: naively …   English dictionary

  • naïve — naive UK / US or naïve UK [naɪˈiːv] / US [nɑˈɪv] adjective a) a naive person lacks experience of life and tends to trust other people and believe things too easily a naive 17 year old b) typical of a naive person a naive question Derived words:… …   English dictionary

  • NAIVE — prend forme en 2002 alors que Philippe Ouellette et Laurent Choinière se rencontrent et créent un groupe qu’ils nomment Wendy’s Dreaming. À cette époque, Philippe et Laurent sont tous deux guitaristes. Aujourd’hui, ils sont respectivement… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • naive — or naïve [nä ēv′] adj. [Fr, fem. of naïf < L nativus, natural, NATIVE] 1. unaffectedly, or sometimes foolishly, simple; childlike; artless 2. not suspicious; credulous naively adv. naïvely SYN. NAIVE implies a genuine, innocent simplicity or… …   English World dictionary

  • naive — a*ive , naive a*[ i]ve (n[aum]*[=e]v ), a. [F. na[ i]f, fem. na[ i]ve, fr. L. nativus innate, natural, native. See {Native}, and cf. {Na[ i]f}.] 1. Having native or unaffected simplicity; ingenuous; artless; frank; as, na[ i]ve manners; a na[… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • naive — a*ive , naive a*[ i]ve (n[aum]*[=e]v ), a. [F. na[ i]f, fem. na[ i]ve, fr. L. nativus innate, natural, native. See {Native}, and cf. {Na[ i]f}.] 1. Having native or unaffected simplicity; ingenuous; artless; frank; as, na[ i]ve manners; a na[… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • naive — (adj.) 1650s, natural, simple, artless, from Fr. naïve, fem. of naïf, from O.Fr. naif naive, natural, genuine; just born; foolish, innocent; unspoiled, unworked (13c.), from L. nativus not artificial, also native, rustic, lit. born, innate,… …   Etymology dictionary


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