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Noun: ingenuousness  in'jen-yoo-us-nus
  1. The quality of innocent naiveté
    - artlessness, innocence, naturalness
     
  2. Openly straightforward or frank

Type of: candidness, candor [US], candour [Brit, Cdn], directness, forthrightness, frankness, naiveness, naiveté, naïveté, naivety

Antonym: disingenuousness

Encyclopedia: Ingenuousness