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Synonyms of innocent

Noun


1. innocent, inexperienced person, person, individual, someone, somebody, mortal, soul

usage: a person who lacks knowledge of evil

Adjective


1. innocent (vs. guilty), guiltless, clean-handed, absolved, clear, cleared, exculpated, exonerated, vindicated, acquitted, not guilty, blameless, inculpable, irreproachable, unimpeachable, exculpatory, righteous

usage: free from evil or guilt; "an innocent child"; "the principle that one is innocent until proved guilty"

2. innocent, innocuous, harmless (vs. harmful)

usage: lacking intent or capacity to injure; "an innocent prank"

3. impeccant, innocent, sinless, virtuous (vs. wicked)

usage: free from sin

4. innocent, ingenuous, naive (vs. sophisticated), naif

usage: lacking in sophistication or worldliness; "a child's innocent stare"; "his ingenuous explanation that he would not have burned the church if he had not thought the bishop was in it"

5. innocent(predicate), unacquainted(predicate), uninformed (vs. informed)

usage: not knowledgeable about something specified; "American tourists wholly innocent of French"; "a person unacquainted with our customs"

6. barren, destitute, devoid, free, innocent, nonexistent (vs. existent)

usage: completely wanting or lacking; "writing barren of insight"; "young recruits destitute of experience"; "innocent of literary merit"; "the sentence was devoid of meaning"

7. innocent, unconscious (vs. conscious)

usage: (used of things) lacking sense or awareness; "fine innocent weather"

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