A Simple Definition
Variant(s): also na·ive·te or na·ive·té /nä-"Ev-'tA, -"E-v&-; nä-'Ev-"tA, -'E-v&-; nI-/
Etymology: French naiveté, from Old French, inborn character, from naif
1 : a naive remark or action
2 : the quality or state of being naive
3 : the assumption that one can purchase a new gas grill at 7pm, cart it home, assemble it, and be cooking dinner on it *anytime* before midnight.
I'm just sayin'.