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Synonyms for innocence
ˈɪn ə sənsin·no·cence

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  1. innocencenoun

    Absence of responsibility for a crime.

    Her attorney managed to convince the jury of her innocence.


  2. innocencenoun

    Lack of understanding about sensitive subjects such as sexuality and crime.

    In his innocence, he offered the stranger to bring the package to Paris, never suspecting it contained drugs.


  3. innocencenoun



  4. innocencenoun

    unguilt, unguiltness

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. innocence

    innocuousness, inoffensiveness, guilelessness, guiltlessness, simplicity, purity, sinlessness

    hurtfulness, offensiveness, guile, guilt, contamination, corruption, impurity, sinfulness

Princeton's WordNet

  1. artlessness, innocence, ingenuousness, naturalnessnoun

    the quality of innocent naivete

    ingenuousness, naturalness, purity, whiteness, artlessness, sinlessness, pureness

    guilt, guiltiness

  2. purity, pureness, sinlessness, innocence, whitenessnoun

    the state of being unsullied by sin or moral wrong; lacking a knowledge of evil

    ingenuousness, naturalness, white, purity, whiteness, artlessness, sinlessness, honour, honor, pureness

    guiltiness, guilt

  3. innocencenoun

    a state or condition of being innocent of a specific crime or offense

    "the trial established his innocence"

    whiteness, artlessness, purity, sinlessness, pureness, naturalness, ingenuousness

    guilt, guiltiness

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. innocencenoun

    harmlessness, inoffensiveness, innocuousness, innoxiousness

  2. innocencenoun

    guiltlessness, sinlessness, blamelessness, guilelessness, purity

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. innocencenoun

    blamelessness, guilelessness, guiltlessness, impeccability, inoffensiveness

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "innocence":

    severus, patent-holder, acquittal

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  1. Mehmet Murat ildan:

    An innocent bird is not innocent from the insect’s point of view! Only man can attain the rank of innocence through becoming a peaceful vegetarian!

  2. Paul Ryan:

    While Congressman Collins guilt or innocence is a question for the courts to settle, the allegations against Congressman Collins demand a prompt and thorough investigation by the House Ethics Committee, insider trading is a clear violation of the public trust.

  3. Harold Mesick:

    There has been no offer of any physical evidence at this point, my client is entitled to the presumption of innocence. That means he is absolutely not guilty. As far as the charges go, my client is not guilty in actuality and not guilty under the law.

  4. Zeinab Chami:

    They look like the kids I went to college with at the University of Michigan-Dearborn, the kids I teach not just because they're Muslim but they have that bright, shiny innocence kids that age have, this was a moment for (my students) to pause and try to comprehend the reality they're going to be stepping into.

  5. Robert Richter:

    For the avoidance of doubt and because of the interest, I might indicate that Cardinal Pell pleads not guilty to all charges and will maintain the presumed innocence that he has.

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