Definition of innocent:
- free from evil or guilt; " an innocent child"; " the principle that one is innocent until proved guilty"
- a person who lacks knowledge of evil
- 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"
- lacking intent or capacity to injure; " an innocent prank"
- used of things; lacking sense or awareness; " ignorant hope"; " fine innocent weather"
- Free from sin.
Common misspellings for innocent:
- inocent (49%)
- inoccent (10%)
- innoccent (3%)
- inosent (3%)
- innoncent (3%)
- inicent (3%)
- inncoent (3%)
Innocent \i-nnoce-nt, inn(o)-cent\
Innocent as a boy's name is a variant of Innocenzio (Italian), and the meaning of Innocent is "innocent".
- Wincenty, Innocenty, Inocencio.
Examples of usage for innocent:
Innocent, in the full sense, signifies not tainted with sin; not having done wrong or violated legal or moral precept or duty; as, an innocent babe. Innocent is a negative word, expressing less than righteous, upright, or virtuous, which imply knowledge of good and evil, with free choice of the good. A little child or a lamb is innocent; a tried and faithful man is righteous, upright, virtuous. Immaculate, pure, and sinless may be used either of one who has never known the possibility of evil or of one who has perfectly and triumphantly resisted it. Innocent is used of inanimate substances in the sense of harmless; as, an innocent remedy, that is, one not dangerous, even if not helpful. Innocent, in a specific case, signifies free from the guilt of a particular act, even tho the total character may be very evil; as, the thief was found to be innocent of the murder. See CANDID; PURE.