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Synonyms for innocent

Synonyms for innocent

within, allowed by, or sanctioned by the law

devoid of hurtful qualities

not having a desirable element

a pure, uncorrupted person

a guileless, unsophisticated person

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a young person between birth and puberty

Synonyms for innocent

free from evil or guilt

lacking intent or capacity to injure

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free from sin

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lacking in sophistication or worldliness

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not knowledgeable about something specified

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completely wanting or lacking

(used of things) lacking sense or awareness

References in classic literature ?
Then the crowd cheered lustily and Dorothy hugged the kitten in her arms and told her how delighted she was to know that she was innocent.
"But my good fellow, even an innocent man must take ordinary precautions to defend himself."
I have stated to the magistrates, 'Gentlemen, I am as innocent of this charge as yourselves; what has been stated against me in the way of facts is perfectly true; I know no more about it.' I intend to continue stating that, sir.
If they can't make me innocent out of the whole truth, they are not likely to do it out of anything less, or anything else.
To mingle our careless talk with the song of the birds among the dewy leaves, to smile at each other as we gazed on the sky, to turn our steps slowly homewards at the sound of the bell that always rings too soon, to admire together some little detail in the landscape, to watch the fitful movements of an insect, to look closely at a gleaming demoiselle fly--the delicate creature that resembles an innocent and loving girl; in such ways as these are not one's thoughts drawn daily a little higher?
I received from her the first, the sole and sublime token of love that an innocent girl may give; the more secretly it is given, the closer is the bond it forms, the sweet promise of love, a fragment of the language spoken in a fairer world than this.
In the months of August and September, 1692, he and nineteen other innocent men and women were put to death.
But the innocent dead could not be restored to life and the hill where they were executed will always remind people of the saddest and most humiliating passage in our history."
Searching the Internet under "innocent spouse relief" will turn up many organizations, CPAs, attorneys and others offering to assist a taxpayer with an innocent spouse claim.
A riddle in the ethics of war concerns whether lethal defensive force may be justifiably used against aggressing soldiers who are morally innocent. In this essay I argue that although there might be reasons for excusing soldiers as individuals, one may be justified in using defensive force against them provided that they have initiated threatening behavior and that our interpretation of that behavior as threatening is reasonable.
It is likely that someone has already been executed mistakenly and that other innocent persons are on death row right now.
There are potentially serious consequences to being enrolled on a federal "watch list." Thus it is, to say the least, unsettling to know that "watch lists" compiled by the federal air marshals service are built on the quota system--meaning that the names of thousands of innocent U.S.
In her sophomore novel HUNGER (Amistad/HarperCollins, $23.95), Erica Simone Turnipseed returns with characters Innocent and Noire from her debut novel, A LOVE NOIRE.
Congress enacted the innocent spouse provisions to expand the relief available to certain taxpayers.