Definitions of innocence

  1. the quality of innocent naivete Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. the state of being free from sin or moral wrong; lacking a knowledge of evil Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. The state or quality of being innocent; freedom from that which is harmful or infurious; harmlessness. Webster Dictionary DB
  4. The state or quality of being morally free from guilt or sin; purity of heart; blamelessness. Webster Dictionary DB
  5. Simplicity or plainness, bordering on weakness or silliness; artlessness; ingenuousness. Webster Dictionary DB
  6. Freedom from guilt; purity; simplicity of heart; harmlessness; simplicity. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  7. The state of being innocent. innocency. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.

Usage examples for innocence

  1. Like a baby- with a sort of innocence like a fate, a kind one,- like the earth goddess. – Rose MacLeod by Alice Brown
  2. As it aged it took on another kind of innocence only. – Tommy and Grizel by J.M. Barrie