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Definitions of ingenuous:
  • adjective:   characterized by an inability to mask your feelings; not devious
    Example: "An ingenuous admission of responsibility"
  • adjective:   lacking in sophistication or worldliness
    Example: "His ingenuous explanation that he would not have burned the church if he had not thought the bishop was in it"

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