ADJECTIVE
  1. exhibiting childlike simplicity and credulity
    dewy-eyed innocence
    listened in round-eyed wonder
    childlike trust
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How To Use dewy-eyed In A Sentence

  • There is no dewy-eyed romanticism, no sentimentality though plenty of sentiment.
  • The dewy-eyed do-gooders might be pleased to know that whoever wins government at the next election our detention centres will still be here.
  • My brother and I emerged from the movie dewy-eyed with tears of relief, as we once again realized how close the world had come to Armageddon.
  • Then you go all dewy-eyed about a spy you're supposed to be manipulating! LOHENGRIN
  • He has the entire arsenal of film-making at his disposal, but can't seem to snap out of a now-habitual mode of vitality-erasing, dewy-eyed affectation. War Horse – review
  • Depending on your point of view, this is either a dewy-eyed romantic tale about two former lovers or a story about an unhappily married man looking to have sex with an old girlfriend.
  • They were fine for dewy-eyed kids and paunchy, middle-aged liberals to whom his biography was a lure and not a problem. O: A Presidential Novel
  • Let's not give the impression that we are entering into this with dewy-eyed naivety.
  • Depending on your point of view, this is either a dewy-eyed romantic tale about two former lovers or a story about an unhappily married man looking to have sex with an old girlfriend.
  • By this time, the dewy-eyed idealists had long since fled the CPUSA, a wholly owned Soviet subsidiary. Deconstructing Obama
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