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Definition of inocent

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1. innocent [ a ] free from evil or guilt
Examples: "an innocent child" "the principle that one is innocent until proved guilty"

Used in print:

(Louis Zara, Dark Rider....)

The clock which had struck presented an innocent face .

(William Maxwell, The Chateau....)

And the thing about hurt feelings , the wet bathing_suit pointed_out , is that the person who has them is not quite the innocent party he believes himself to be .

Synonyms innocent clean-handed guiltless Related Terms guilty absolved blameless acquitted righteous exculpatory

2. innocent [ a ] lacking intent or capacity to injure
Examples: "an innocent prank"

Used in print:

(Evan Esar, Humorous English; a guide to comic ,...)

The obscurity of politicians may_not always be as innocent as it looks .

Synonyms innocent innocuous Related Terms harmless

3. innocent [ a ] lacking in sophistication or worldliness
Examples: "a child's innocent stare" "his ingenuous explanation that he would not have burned the church if he had not thought the bishop was in it"

Used in print:

(Edward Jablonski, Harold Arlen Happy with the Blues....)

The innocent malfeasant , filled with that supreme sense of honor found in bars , insisted upon replacing the destroyed monocle - and did , over the protests of the former owner - with a square monocle .

Synonyms innocent ingenuous Related Terms naive

4. innocent [ a ] free from sin

Used in print:

(Guy Bolton, The Olympians....)

Naked girls danced in the chancel of the Abbey , the youngest and seemingly the most innocent being chosen to read a sermon filled with veiled depravities .

Synonyms innocent sinless impeccant Related Terms virtuous

5. innocent [ a ] (archaic) used of things; lacking sense or awareness
Examples: "ignorant hope" "fine innocent weather"

Synonyms ignorant innocent Related Terms archaism unconscious

6. Innocent [ n ] Last name, frequency rank in the U.S. is 14290

Synonyms Innocent

7. innocent [ n ] a person who lacks knowledge of evil

Synonyms inexperienced_person innocent Related Terms person virgin boy_scout lamb

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