What is the opposite of naive?

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Adjective
Opposite of lacking in worldly wisdom or informed judgment
“Susan attributed her worldly qualities to her mother, who was a schoolteacher.”
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Opposite of easily fooled or deceived
“After being exposed to many a shady character, I have naturally become a very wary person.”
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Opposite of lacking in intelligence
“The vast majority of people are not as intelligent as Albert Einstein.”
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Opposite of lacking in worldly wisdom or informed judgment
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Opposite of of or denoting a simple, naive style of art that deliberately rejects sophisticated artistic techniques
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(of a person) Opposite of easily influenced by feelings or emotions
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Opposite of like a child, for example in being innocent or trustful
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Opposite of lacking in experience
“An expert project manager will take key learnings from previous work and not make the same mistakes.”
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Opposite of readily taken advantage of
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(of a hope or belief) Opposite of foolishly optimistic
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(of a person) Opposite of new or inexperienced for a given role or position
“The company has recruited some experienced executives who can hit the ground running immediately.”
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(of an action) Opposite of done without malice despite any undesirable results
“My parents are punishing me for my deliberate mistake.”
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Opposite of crude, awkward, or uncouth
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Opposite of being easily influenced (especially of young people)
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Opposite of frank
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Opposite of accommodating or permissive in nature
“No surprise then that writers so often prove such a stubborn, contrary lot.”
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Opposite of clear-cut
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