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Meanwhile, some pandemic experts say that presuming a return to normal public life, critical to Disney, would be naive anytime in the near future.
DISNEY TOOK A HIT DURING THE PANDEMIC, BUT YOU WOULDN’T KNOW IT FROM ITS STOCK PRICESTEVEN ZEITCHIKFEBRUARY 19, 2021WASHINGTON POST
We’re not naive to think that a business deal can’t blow up.
THE BALTIMORE SUN WAS SPARED A HEDGE-FUND OWNER. NOW IT WILL TRY TO SURVIVE AS A NONPROFIT.PAUL FARHI, ELAHE IZADIFEBRUARY 17, 2021WASHINGTON POST
It would be naive to think a robust sports schedule would have prevented the Capitol riot.
THIS ODD SUPER BOWL WILL BRING US TOGETHER FOR A DAY. LET’S NOT TAKE THAT FOR GRANTED.JERRY BREWERFEBRUARY 5, 2021WASHINGTON POST
It was always optimistic, boarding on the naive, to think a new year would immediately wash away the problems of 2020.
‘MORE COMFORTABLE WITH THE UNCOMFORTABLE’: 2021 PROMISES AN UNEASY SENSE OF DÉJÀ VU FOR ADVERTISERSSEB JOSEPHFEBRUARY 1, 2021DIGIDAY
In many ways and for many years, Viking scholars have been naive and simplistic about their acknowledgement and recognition of gender variation in the later Iron Age.
WHAT STEREOTYPES ABOUT VIKING MASCULINITY GET WRONGNEIL PRICEAUGUST 25, 2020TIME
And Jansoulet felt the delight of a child, a plebeian joy, compounded of ignorance and naive vanity.
THE NABOBALPHONSE DAUDET
There was a naturalness in his enjoyment which was almost boylike; a naive sort of exultation possessed him.
WHEN VALMOND CAME TO PONTIAC, COMPLETEGILBERT PARKER
Buzonniere, Rochfort and Fangouse are milder and more naive in their demonstrations and their works are of no weight or interest.
BARON D'HOLBACHMAX PEARSON CUSHING
A remark which Mendelssohn once made in his peculiar naive manner is very characteristic of him and his opinion of Chopin.
FREDERICK CHOPIN AS A MAN AND MUSICIANFREDERICK NIECKS
But he got the impression that she was almost fantastically naive.
A WORLD CALLED CRIMSONDARIUS JOHN GRANGER
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AUGUST 5, 2021
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WORDS RELATED TO NAIVE

  • brainless
  • childlike
  • clueless
  • crude
  • dumb
  • feeble-minded
  • idiotic
  • ignorant
  • moronic
  • naive
  • slow
  • stupid
  • uncomplicated
  • unschooled
  • unstudied
  • untutored
  • unworldly
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