unsuspecting

I
(New American Roget's College Thesaurus)
adj. trusting, trustful, unsuspicious, credulous, unquestioning, artless. See belief, credulity, innocence.
II
(Roget's IV) modif.
1. [Gullible]
Syn. undoubting, confiding, credulous; see trusting 1 .
2. [Naive]
Syn. innocent, inexperienced, heedless, simple; see naive .
III
(Roget's 3 Superthesaurus) a.
trusting, naive, gullible, credulous, unknowing, unaware, innocent, unwary, inexperienced, believing, unsophisticated, oblivious.
ANT.: wary, suspicious, questioning

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