ingenuous - Dictionary definition and meaning for word ingenuous
naive and young ppl are generally genuine...
IN (suffix, means NO) + (genuous) (genius) ~ one who is not a genius artist and hence is artless ~ INGENUOUS
Now i am telling the difference between ingenious and ingenuous...."I AM GENIOUS,U ARE FOOL".Please see the in ingenuous 'u' is there after 'n'.From this we can infer that ingenious--->clever... ingenuous---->fool
it comes from ingenue which means a young naive young woman ingenue ~ genie and we know that genie is very childish
like engine; no pretention.
The INGENUE is INGENUOUS
its synonym is CANDID(spell as candy).. candy is eaten by NAIVE & YOUNG people..
ingenuous has sound of jejune which means child or naive
Ingenuous = Innocence makes you intuitive genius while being too smart leads you nowhere.