innocence

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Synonyms for innocence

Synonyms for innocence

the condition of being chaste

the condition of being uninformed or unaware

Synonyms for innocence

the quality of innocent naivete

the state of being unsullied by sin or moral wrong

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

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Yet she appeared confident in innocence and did not tremble, although gazed on and execrated by thousands, for all the kindness which her beauty might otherwise have excited was obliterated in the minds of the spectators by the imagination of the enormity she was supposed to have committed.
Several strange facts combined against her, which might have staggered anyone who had not such proof of her innocence as I had.
I asked what he meant by "later events"--with an appearance of the utmost innocence.
For this purpose I have shown that no acquisitions of guilt can compensate the loss of that solid inward comfort of mind, which is the sure companion of innocence and virtue; nor can in the least balance the evil of that horror and anxiety which, in their room, guilt introduces into our bosoms.
For surely one important condition of innocence is unconsciousness of doing wrong.
In the melancholy experience of humanity to which his profession condemned him, he had seen conscious guilt assume the face of innocence, and helpless innocence admit the disguise of guilt: the keenest observation, in either case, failing completely to detect the truth.
He denies that it is possible for you or for anybody to believe in his innocence," the Major replied.
Then, in a lull, P-'s protesting innocence would become audible:
Blood they would have from thee in all innocence; blood their bloodless souls crave for--and they sting, therefore, in all innocence.
Eureka is the sweet pet of a lovely little girl whom we all admire, and gentleness and innocence are her chief virtues.