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Definition of Innocence

Innocence

  1. The state or quality of being innocent; freedom from that which is harmful or infurious; harmlessness.
  2. The state or quality of being morally free from guilt or sin; purity of heart; blamelessness.
  3. The state or quality of being not chargeable for, or guilty of, a particular crime or offense; as, the innocence of the prisoner was clearly shown.
  4. Simplicity or plainness, bordering on weakness or silliness; artlessness; ingenuousness.

Innocence Quotations

I'm interested in how innocence fares when it collides with hard reality.
Geoffrey S. Fletcher

We've let the blade of our innocence dull over time, and it's only in innocence that you find any kind of magic, any kind of courage.
Sean Penn

All things truly wicked start from innocence.
Ernest Hemingway

Those who improve with age embrace the power of personal growth and personal achievement and begin to replace youth with wisdom, innocence with understanding, and lack of purpose with self-actualization.
Bo Bennett

Crime butchers innocence to secure a throne, and innocence struggles with all its might against the attempts of crime.
Maximilien Robespierre
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Innocence Translations

innocence in Danish is uskyld
innocence in Dutch is onschuld, onbedorvenheid
innocence in German is Unschuld, Arglosigkeit {f}
innocence in Italian is innocenza
innocence in Norwegian is uskyld, uskyldighet
innocence in Spanish is inocencia
innocence in Swedish is oskuld
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