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Definition of Innocent

Innocent

  1. Not harmful; free from that which can injure; innoxious; innocuous; harmless; as, an innocent medicine or remedy.
  2. Morally free from guilt; guiltless; not tainted with sin; pure; upright.
  3. Free from the guilt of a particular crime or offense; as, a man is innocent of the crime charged.
  4. Simple; artless; foolish.
  5. Lawful; permitted; as, an innocent trade.
  6. Not contraband; not subject to forfeiture; as, innocent goods carried to a belligerent nation.
  7. An innocent person; one free from, or unacquainted with, guilt or sin.
  8. An unsophisticated person; hence, a child; a simpleton; an idiot.

Innocent Quotations

A man who was completely innocent, offered himself as a sacrifice for the good of others, including his enemies, and became the ransom of the world. It was a perfect act.
Mahatma Gandhi

The trust of the innocent is the liar's most useful tool.
Stephen King

I, with a deeper instinct, choose a man who compels my strength, who makes enormous demands on me, who does not doubt my courage or my toughness, who does not believe me naive or innocent, who has the courage to treat me like a woman.
Anais Nin

I believe we are still so innocent. The species are still so innocent that a person who is apt to be murdered believes that the murderer, just before he puts the final wrench on his throat, will have enough compassion to give him one sweet cup of water.
Maya Angelou

In countries where innocent people are dying, the leaders are following their blood rather than their brains.
Nelson Mandela
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Innocent Translations

innocent in Afrikaans is onskuldig
innocent in Dutch is onschuldig, onbedorven, onnozel
innocent in French is innocent
innocent in German is unschuldig
innocent in Latin is inculpatus, insons insontis
innocent in Norwegian is uskyldig
innocent in Portuguese is inocente
innocent in Spanish is inocente, inculpable

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