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    innocent - Dictionary definition and meaning for word innocent

    Definition
    (noun) a person who lacks knowledge of evil Definition
    (adj) free from evil or guilt
    Synonyms : clean-handed , guiltless
    Example Sentence
    • an innocent child
    • the principle that one is innocent until proved guilty
    Definition
    (adj) lacking intent or capacity to injure
    Synonyms : innocuous
    Example Sentence
    • an innocent prank
    Definition
    (adj) free from sin
    Synonyms : impeccant , sinless
    Definition
    (adj) lacking in sophistication or worldliness
    Synonyms : ingenuous
    Example Sentence
    • 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
    Definition
    (adj) not knowledgeable about something specified
    Synonyms : unacquainted
    Example Sentence
    • American tourists wholly innocent of French
    • a person unacquainted with our customs
    Definition
    (adj) completely wanting or lacking
    Synonyms : barren , destitute , devoid , free
    Example Sentence
    • writing barren of insight
    • young recruits destitute of experience
    • innocent of literary merit
    • the sentence was devoid of meaning
    Definition
    (adj) (used of things) lacking sense or awareness
    Example Sentence
    • fine innocent weather
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