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"Gullible" is an adjective which is often translated as "crédulo", and "naive" is an adjective which is often translated as "ingenuo". Learn more about the difference between "gullible" and "naive" below.
gullible(
guh
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lih
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buhl
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (general)
a. crédulo
Are you really so gullible as to believe that the moon is made of cheese?¿Eres tan crédulo que crees que la luna se hace de queso?
b. ingenuo
Rackateers target gullible computer users to get their financial details.Los estafadores se dirigen a ingenuos usuarios de computadoras para acceder a sus datos financieros.
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naive(
nay
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iv
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (not experienced)
a. ingenuo
You're more naive than I thought if you think he'll keep his word.Eres más ingenuo de lo que pensaba si crees que va a cumplir con su palabra.
b. inocente
You can't fool me. I'm not some naive child.No me puedes engañar. No soy un niño inocente.
c. simplista
I don't like the naive articles published in that paper.No me gustan los artículos simplistas que se publican en ese periódico.
d. cándido
Don't be so naive! It's common knowledge that the mayor is corrupt.¡No seas tan cándido! Es conocimiento común que el alcalde es un corrupto.
2. (fine arts)
a. naif
There is a large naive mural on the wall of the community center.Hay un mural naif grande en la pared del centro comunitario.
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