Antonyms of adj naive

5 senses of naive

Sense 1
naive (vs. sophisticated), naif -- (marked by or showing unaffected simplicity and lack of guile or worldly experience; "a teenager's naive ignorance of life"; "the naive assumption that things can only get better"; "this naive simple creature with wide friendly eyes so eager to believe appearances")

sophisticated (vs. naive) -- (having or appealing to those having worldly knowledge and refinement and savoir-faire; "sophisticated young socialites"; "a sophisticated audience"; "a sophisticated lifestyle"; "a sophisticated book")
        => blase, worldly -- (very sophisticated especially because of surfeit; versed in the ways of the world; "the blase traveler refers to the ocean he has crossed as `the pond'"; "the benefits of his worldly wisdom")
        => intelligent, well-informed -- (possessing sound knowledge; "well-informed readers")
        => polished, refined, svelte, urbane -- (showing a high degree of refinement and the assurance that comes from wide social experience; "his polished manner"; "maintained an urbane tone in his letters")
        => worldly-wise -- (experienced in and wise to the ways of the world)

Sense 2
primitive, naive -- (of or created by one without formal training; simple or naive in style; "primitive art such as that by Grandma Moses is often colorful and striking")

INDIRECT (VIA untrained) -> trained -- (shaped or conditioned or disciplined by training; often used as a combining form; "a trained mind"; "trained pigeons"; "well-trained servants")

Sense 3
naive -- (inexperienced)

INDIRECT (VIA unconditioned) -> conditioned, learned -- (established by conditioning or learning; "a conditioned response")

Sense 4
uninstructed, unenlightened, naive -- (lacking information or instruction; "lamentably unenlightened as to the laws")

INDIRECT (VIA uninformed) -> informed -- (having much knowledge or education; "an informed public"; "informed opinion"; "the informed customer")

Sense 5
uninitiate, uninitiated, naive -- (not initiated; deficient in relevant experience; "it seemed a bizarre ceremony to uninitiated western eyes"; "he took part in the experiment as a naive subject")

INDIRECT (VIA inexperienced) -> experienced, experient -- (having experience; having knowledge or skill from observation or participation)

Similarity of adj naive

5 senses of naive

Sense 1
naive (vs. sophisticated), naif -- (marked by or showing unaffected simplicity and lack of guile or worldly experience; "a teenager's naive ignorance of life"; "the naive assumption that things can only get better"; "this naive simple creature with wide friendly eyes so eager to believe appearances")
       => childlike, wide-eyed, round-eyed, dewy-eyed, simple -- (exhibiting childlike simplicity and credulity; "childlike trust"; "dewy-eyed innocence"; "listened in round-eyed wonder")
       => credulous -- (showing a lack of judgment or experience; "so credulous he believes everything he reads")
       => fleeceable, green, gullible -- (naive and easily deceived or tricked; "at that early age she had been gullible and in love")
       => innocent, ingenuous -- (lacking in sophistication or worldliness; "a child's innocent stare"; "his ingenuous explanation that he would not have burned the church if he had not thought the bishop was in it")
       => simple-minded -- (lacking subtlety and insight; "a simple-minded argument")
       => unsophisticated, unworldly -- (not wise in the ways of the world; "either too unsophisticated or too honest to promise more than he could deliver"; "this helplessly unworldly woman"- Kate O'Brien)
          Also See-> credulous#1; uninformed#1; unworldly#1

Sense 2
primitive, naive -- (of or created by one without formal training; simple or naive in style; "primitive art such as that by Grandma Moses is often colorful and striking")
       => untrained (vs. trained) -- (not disciplined or conditioned or made adept by training; "an untrained voice"; "untrained troops"; "young minds untrained in the habit of concentration")

Sense 3
naive -- (inexperienced)
       => unconditioned (vs. conditioned), innate, unlearned -- (not established by conditioning or learning; "an unconditioned reflex")

Sense 4
uninstructed, unenlightened, naive -- (lacking information or instruction; "lamentably unenlightened as to the laws")
       => uninformed (vs. informed) -- (not informed; lacking in knowledge or information; "the uninformed public")

Sense 5
uninitiate, uninitiated, naive -- (not initiated; deficient in relevant experience; "it seemed a bizarre ceremony to uninitiated western eyes"; "he took part in the experiment as a naive subject")
       => inexperienced (vs. experienced), inexperient -- (lacking practical experience or training)

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