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naïve

 [nah-ēv´]
not previously exposed to therapy or treatment.

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naïve

(nī-ēv′, nä-) also

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naïf

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adj.
Not having experienced or been subjected to something, as:
a. Not previously subjected to experiments: testing naive mice.
b. Not having previously taken or received a particular drug: patients naive to antipsychotic medication.

na·ive′ly adv.
na·ive′ness n.
Immunology Referring to a person or an immune system which has not been previously exposed to a particular antigen and thus doesn’t form antibodies against the antigen
Vox populi Innocent, unsophisticated, artless, ingenuous, unworldly, trusting
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Dar oralitatea ansamblului functioneaza ca o scuza implicita si astfel ce rezulta nu este atit de naiv precum pare.
Likewise, Benjamin distinguishes the intention of the poet, whom he characterizes as "naiv, erst, anschaulich," from that of the translator, who is "abgeleitet, letzt, ideenhaft" (4.1: 16).
Zwar liegt Eichner sicher richtig, wenn sie die Vorstellung eines spezifisch deutschen musikalischen Materials als naiv bezeichnet, doch sie ist nicht mehr oder weniger konstruiert, arbitrar und manipulativ als auch die anderen deutschen Mythen, derer sich ihre Studie annimmt.
Honigmann's prose is spare, "einfach" or "naiv," as has been said, (2) but its impact lies in its ability to evoke the moment of dialogue as an intersection of many possible, as well as impossible (because taboo) utterances, hailing from multiple locations and times, in short the deep situation of its emplaced materialization.
Es ware naiv anzunehmen, dass er bei seinen Kompositionen diese Ideen ausgeblendet hatte.
Wie Parsifal ist er jung, naiv und voller Tatendrang.
"'Vielleicht bin ich naiv.' Interview mit Simone Kaempf." Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung 16 February 2002.