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Definition of Ingenuous


  1. Of honorable extraction; freeborn; noble; as, ingenuous blood of birth.
  2. Noble; generous; magnanimous; honorable; upright; high-minded; as, an ingenuous ardor or zeal.
  3. Free from reserve, disguise, equivocation, or dissimulation; open; frank; as, an ingenuous man; an ingenuous declaration, confession, etc.
  4. Ingenious.

Ingenuous Translations

ingenuous in French is candide, simpliste
ingenuous in Italian is semplice, sincero
ingenuous in Norwegian is troskyldig, oppriktig
ingenuous in Spanish is candido