naive or pristine – what do you see?

May 15, 2011

by anne lueneburger

na·ive / [nah-eev]

–adjective

1. having or showing unaffected simplicity of nature or absence of artificiality; unsophisticated; ingenuous.

2. having or marked by a simple, unaffectedly direct style reflecting little or no formal training or technique.

pris·tine /[pri-steen]

–adjective

1. having its original purity; uncorrupted or unsullied.

2. of or pertaining to the earliest period or state; primitive.


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