What is the opposite of naive?

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Opposite of having a naive or unsuspecting nature
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“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 without artificiality or insincerity
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Opposite of naive or innocent as a child would be
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(of a person) Opposite of easily influenced by feelings or emotions
“More importantly, being rich doesn't make them unsusceptible to problems every family faces.”
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Opposite of excessively ready to believe things
“He plays a shrewd businessman who buys struggling companies, then breaks them up and sells the pieces.”
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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 easily or readily taken advantage of or deceived
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(of a hope or belief) Opposite of foolishly optimistic
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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 lacking in social grace or refinement
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Opposite of having an unpretentious nature
“The band makes no bones about acknowledging their soul, funk, and jazz roots of hip-hop without being pretentious posers.”
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Opposite of immature, or lacking in life experience
“Their son would grow up on this craggy outcrop they called home and become an experienced fowler, cragsman and crofter.”
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Opposite of ignoring the true complexities of an issue
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Opposite of having views or opinions considered ignorant or uneducated
“We believe that the road back for our party and our movement lies in being an unapologetic champion for progressive ideas.”
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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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