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Adjective: innocent  i-nu-sunt
  1. Free from evil or guilt
    "an innocent child"; "the principle that one is innocent until proved guilty";
    - guiltless, clean-handed
     
  2. Lacking intent or capacity to injure
    "an innocent prank";
    - innocuous
     
  3. Free from sin
    - impeccant, sinless
     
  4. Lacking in sophistication or worldliness
    "a child's innocent stare";
    - ingenuous
     
  5. Not knowledgeable about something specified
    "American tourists wholly innocent of French";
    - unacquainted
     
  6. Completely wanting or lacking
    "innocent of literary merit";
    - barren, destitute, devoid, free, empty
     
  7. [archaic] (used of things) lacking sense or awareness
    "fine innocent weather"
Noun: innocent  i-nu-sunt
  1. A person who lacks knowledge of evil
    - inexperienced person

Derived forms: innocents

See also: absolved, acquitted, blameless, clear, cleared, exculpated, exculpatory, exonerated, harmless, inculpable, irreproachable, naif, naïf, naive, naïve, nonexistent, not guilty, righteous, unconscious, unimpeachable, uninformed, vindicated, virtuous, wet behind the ears

Type of: individual, mortal, person, somebody, someone, soul

Antonym: guilty

Encyclopedia: Innocent, Her Fancy and His Fact