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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 for "innocence":

    severus, patent-holder, acquittal

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How to use innocence in a sentence?

  1. Eric Manch:

    He is entitled to the presumption of innocence just like anyone who is suspected of committing a crime.

  2. Paul Cambria:

    My client maintains his innocence. So far, everything that we've been given from a physical evidence standpoint is consistent with what he says, and not consistent with forcible intercourse.

  3. Octavio Paz:

    Man, even man debased by the neocapitalism and pseudosocialism of our time, is a marvelous being because he sometimes speaks. Language is the mark, the sign, not of his fall but of his original innocence. Through the Word we may regain the lost kingdom and recover powers we possessed in the far-distant past.

  4. Robert Dunham:

    2019 came close to being the year of executing the innocent, two prisoners were executed this year despite substantial doubts as to their guilt, and James Dailey in Florida and Rodney Reed in Texas came close to execution despite compelling evidence of innocence.

  5. Charles Peguy:

    It is innocence that is full and experience that is empty. It is innocence that wins and experience that loses.


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