guiltlessness


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Related to guiltlessness: guiltily, guiltlessly
  • noun

Synonyms for guiltlessness

a state of innocence

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Furthermore, it is possible to rationalize and explain the utilization of the judge's knowledge based on the presumption of innocence [according to Islamic laws] or the presumption of the guiltlessness of the accused person (according to French laws).
The reasons include "strategic self-presentation" (64) (not wanting to create a false impression of guilt through lack of cooperation), a "naive faith in the power of their own innocence to set them free," (65) and the "illusion of transparency," (66) a psychological "tendency to overestimate the extent to which others can read one's internal states" such as honesty and guiltlessness.
The door metaphor opens the way first to O'Neill, whose murder and guiltlessness links him to the 'Thirteen .
Psychopaths generally have fearless social dominance, are self-centered impulsivity, have superficial charm, guiltlessness, callousness, dishonesty and immunity to anxiety.
In the dock, they waged demarcation disputes over who did what, but they never simulated either lunacy or guiltlessness.
Virtuous implies moral excellence in character and conduct; righteous stresses guiltlessness or blamelessness and often suggests sanctimonious; and noble implies moral eminence and freedom from anything petty, mean, or dubious in conduct and character (moral, 2011).
If the narrative of post-apartheid South Africa requires the end of oppression, the narrative of colonialism requires the guiltlessness of the oppressed.
Individual guiltlessness within a blameworthy system blurs the line between charity and justice.