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See definition of ingenuously on Dictionary.com
  • as innaively
  • as inopenly
  • as insimply
  • as insincerely

synonyms for ingenuously

  • foolishly
  • stupidly
  • credulously
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How to use ingenuously in a sentence

The disinterested historians state ingenuously that Joanna was not guilty of this crime, although the others accuse her of it.
FRDRIC MISTRALCHARLES ALFRED DOWNER
Frederick ingenuously confessed the state of his heart, and briefly recounted his interview with Ellen and the Lieutenant.
THE MYSTERIOUS WANDERER, VOL. IIISOPHIA REEVE
"It does not become me to remember or to proclaim such an incident," said the youth, blushing ingenuously.
QUENTIN DURWARDSIR WALTER SCOTT
Annesley backed him up with one of the girlish blushes that made her seem so young and ingenuously attractive.
THE SECOND LATCHKEYCHARLES NORRIS WILLIAMSON AND ALICE MURIEL WILLIAMSON
"That's just what I've asked you here to find out," her brother replied ingenuously.
MR. GREX OF MONTE CARLOE. PHILLIPS OPPENHEIM
She was lovely to look at and ingenuously lovable in her clinging affection and disarming naturalness.
I, MARY MACLANEMARY MACLANE
The temper which he exposed so ingenuously, filled Washington at the time.
MARTIN VAN BURENEDWARD M. SHEPARD
"I wasn't saying anything about your doing things," said Jack ingenuously.
THE FOUR CORNERSAMY ELLA BLANCHARD
"There you will have the advantage of me," said Lucy, ingenuously.
HUSKSMARION HARLAND
She was ingenuously interested in her fate, and affectionately sympathetic.
EMILY FOX-SETONFRANCES HODGSON BURNETT
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WORDS RELATED TO INGENUOUSLY

  • credulously
  • foolishly
  • ingenuously
  • stupidly
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.