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Definition of innocent:

  1. Benign.
  2. Harmless; free from guilt or sin; guiltless; lawful; guileless.
  3. One innocent; an imbecile.

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.

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Examples of usage for innocent:

  1. 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.
  2. We might have known; and my little innocent Elizabeth is at the bottom of this.
  3. They are as innocent as they are pretty, and the wood was full of them.

Quotes for innocent:

  1. No human being is innocent, but there is a class of innocent human actions called Games. - W. H. Auden
  2. In fact, the Iraqi foreign minister admitted in March 2003 that Iraqi funds were sent to families of Palestinian suicide bombers who attacked and killed innocent Israeli citizens, and also 12 Americans in Israel in 2003. - Jim Gerlach
  3. It would be easy to define terrorism as attacks against human rights and international humanitarian law forbids attacks against innocent non -combatants which is often the definition used for terrorism. - Joichi Ito
  4. Terms like that, "Humane Society," are devised with people like me in mind, who don't care to dwell on what happens to the innocent. - Barbara Kingsolver
  5. Imagine, a September 11 with weapons of mass destruction. It's not 3, 000. It's tens of thousands of innocent men, women and children. - Donald Rumsfeld

Idioms for innocent:

  1. play innocent
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