innocent and lively;
innocent and lovely; cherubic;
1. Somewhat ingenuously, he explains how the crime may be accomplished.
2. The drama takes an idealistic, even a naive view of the subject.
3. Her colourful oils and works on paper have a naive, dreamlike quality.
4. I thought, naively, that this would be a nine-to-five job.
5. The past few days had really worn him out.
6. I caught Chrissie's eye, but she only smiled back at me innocently.
7. I liked children, loved their innocence and their inquisitiveness.
8. Naivety bordering on obtuseness helped sustain his faith.
9. Sylvie was a simple-minded romantic.
10. The baby gurgled innocently on the bed.
11. I don't want any more ingenue roles.
12. Blimey, it's hot today.
13. It is ingenuous to suppose that money did not play a part in his decision.
14. I had fondly imagined that riding a mule would be easy.
15. She is so naive that she believes everything he tells her.