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used in The Brothers Karamazov

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inexperience, innocence, or lack of sophistication
  • I found in him, on the contrary, an extreme mistrustfulness concealed under a mask of naivete, and an intelligence of considerable range.
    Book 12 — A Judicial Error (84% in)
  • Do you hear that phrase uttered with such premature haste—'if not I'—the animal cunning, the naivete, the Karamazov impatience of it?
    Book 12 — A Judicial Error (65% in)

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