Ingenuous in a Sentence  🔊

Definition of Ingenuous

innocent; naive

Examples of Ingenuous in a sentence

My ingenuous six-year-old sister still believes there is an Easter bunny.  🔊

While I do not consider myself ingenuous, I do not mind giving everyone at least one chance to do good.  🔊

The little boy’s ingenuous habit of constantly telling the truth made him unpopular at school.  🔊

To the defendant’s surprise, the judge found her innocent of the kidnapping charges because she was ingenuous and knew nothing about her boyfriend’s plans.  🔊

Jessica’s ingenuous nature made her an easy target for the con man.  🔊

Because I really wanted the role of the young preacher’s daughter in the movie, I responded to the casting director’s questions in the voice of an ingenuous little girl.  🔊

Everyone was surprised when the ingenuous librarian wore a prostitute costume to the Halloween party.  🔊

Although I am not usually a fan of the photographer’s work, these photographs do a fantastic job of capturing an ingenuous child during a peaceful sleep.  🔊

It was refreshing to see an ingenuous teenager watching cartoons in a room full of worldly teenagers who thought they were too old to do the same.  🔊

When my daughter stopped wearing colorful overalls and started wearing short skirts, I knew she was no longer ingenuous.  🔊

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