Innocent

  • (adj): Lacking in sophistication or worldliness.
    Example: "A child's innocent stare"
    Synonyms: ingenuous
    See also — Additional definitions below

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More definitions of "innocent":

  • (adj): Lacking intent or capacity to injure.
    Example: "An innocent prank"
    Synonyms: innocuous
  • (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

Famous quotes containing the word innocent:

    The innocent mansion of a panther’s heart!
    Allen Tate (1899–1979)

    See, I am sending you out like sheep into the midst of wolves; so be wise as serpents and innocent as doves.
    Bible: New Testament, Matthew 10:16.

    Jesus to his disciples.

    German Flyer: Rotterdam, we destroy in two hours.
    Mrs. Miniver: There were thousands killed. Innocent people.
    German Flyer: Not innocent—they were against us.
    Mrs. Miniver: Women and children.
    German Flyer: 30,000 in two hours. And we will do the same thing here!
    Arthur Wimperis (1874–1953)