Innocent

  • (adj): Lacking intent or capacity to injure.
    Example: "An innocent prank"
    Synonyms: innocuous
    See also — Additional definitions below

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More definitions of "innocent":

  • (adj): Free from evil or guilt.
    Example: "An innocent child"; "the principle that one is innocent until proved guilty"
    Synonyms: guiltless, clean-handed
  • (adj): Used of things; lacking sense or awareness.
    Example: "Fine innocent weather"
    Synonyms: ignorant
  • (adj): Lacking in sophistication or worldliness.
    Example: "A child's innocent stare"
    Synonyms: ingenuous

Famous quotes containing the word innocent:

    I’the commonwealth I would by contraries
    Execute all things; for no kind of traffic
    Would I admit; no name of magistrate;
    Letters should not be known; riches, poverty,
    And use of service, none; contract, succession,
    Bourn, bound of land, tilth, vineyard, none;
    No use of metal, corn, or wine, or oil;
    No occupation; all men idle, all,
    And women too, but innocent and pure.
    William Shakespeare (1564–1616)

    The hum of multitudes was there, but multitudes of lambs,
    Thousands of little boys and girls raising their innocent hands.
    William Blake (1757–1827)

    Gay bells or sad, they bring you memories
    Of half-forgotten innocent old places:
    We and our bitterness have left no traces
    On Munster grass and Connemara skies.
    William Butler Yeats (1865–1939)