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Synonyms for innocence
ˈɪn ə səns

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. artlessness, innocence, ingenuousness, naturalness(noun)

    the quality of innocent naivete

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

    Antonyms:
    guilt, guiltiness

  2. purity, pureness, sinlessness, innocence, whiteness(noun)

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

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

    Antonyms:
    guiltiness, guilt

  3. innocence(noun)

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

    "the trial established his innocence"

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

    Antonyms:
    guilt, guiltiness

Wiktionary

  1. innocence(noun)

    Absence of responsibility for a crime.

    Her attorney managed to convince the jury of her innocence.

    Antonyms:
    guilt

  2. innocence(noun)

    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.

    Synonyms:
    naivety

  3. innocence(noun)

    Synonyms:
    harmlessness

    Antonyms:
    harmfulness

  4. innocence(noun)

    Synonyms:
    unguilt, unguiltness

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. innocence

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

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

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. innocence(n.)

    Synonyms:
    harmlessness, inoffensiveness, innocuousness, innoxiousness

  2. innocence(n.)

    Synonyms:
    guiltlessness, sinlessness, blamelessness, guilelessness, purity

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. innocence(n)

    Synonyms:
    blamelessness, guilelessness, guiltlessness, impeccability, inoffensiveness

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    severus, patent-holder, acquittal

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Words popularity by usage frequency

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#13655honesty
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#46855candor
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#233676harmlessness

How to use innocence in a sentence?

  1. 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.

  2. Gene Ryan:

    The officer will have his day in court, and I have faith that the judicial system will properly determine guilt or innocence.

  3. Alan Tauber:

    ( H) e has had the most precious years of Chester Hollman III life stolen from Chester Hollman III by an indifferent system that too often refuses to re-examine doubtful cases or credit evidence of obvious innocence, we are only sorry that Chester Hollman III mother did not live to see Chester Hollman III declared an innocent man.

  4. Paul Manafort:

    Notwithstanding that Rick Gates pled guilty today, I continue to maintain my innocence, i had hoped and expected my business colleague would have had the strength to continue the battle to prove our innocence. For reasons yet to surface he chose to do otherwise.

  5. Tom Hayes:

    ... the Serious Fraud Office has tried to take everything from me - from my liberty to my wedding ring, i vehemently maintain my innocence.


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