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  Definition of Innocent
  1. a person who lacks knowledge of evil
  2. used of things; lacking sense or awareness; "ignorant hope"; "fine innocent weather"
  3. lacking intent or capacity to injure; "an innocent prank"
  4. free from evil or guilt; "an innocent child"; "the principle that one is innocent until proved guilty"
  5. lacking in sophistication or worldliness; "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"
  6. free from sin
Similar Words: inexperienced person, ignorant, innocuous, guiltless, clean-handed, ingenuous, impeccant, sinless

 

See Also: exculpatory, righteous

 

Hyponyms: boy scout, lamb, dear, virgin

 

Anagrams: nicotine, neotenic, tectonic

 

Language Translations:
Catalan: innocent   Esperanto: senkulpa  
Finnish: viaton   German: unschuldig  
Ido: nekulpabla   Interlingua: innocente  
Italian: innocente   Portuguese: inocente  
Slovene: nedol┼żen   Spanish: inocente  
 
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