Beside, there's no such thing as idiot-proof; idiots are far too ingenuous.
Personal statements Personal statements tend to come over as a rather ingenuous hard sell.
Cleverly segueing between stories... von Stockert's use of props and set is also ingenuous.
He has, indeed, a true love of England, sometimes not without a suspicion of insularity, but always fresh and ingenuous.
But he was the one man of ability who could hope to rule the debris of the kingdom of Jerusalem with success; he was the master of an Italian statecraft which gave him the advantage over his ingenuous rival; and Richard was finally forced to recognize him as king (April 11 9 2).