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naive
used in The Lovely Bones

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lacking experience or sophistication, and the understanding that comes from them — often too trusting or optimistic
  • "Susie," my mother said, bracing up under the weight of it, a weight that she naively hoped might lighten someday, not knowing that it would only go on to hurt in new and varied ways for the rest of her life.
    Chapter One (29% in)

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