What does innocence mean?

Definitions for innocence
ˈɪn ə sənsin·no·cence

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word innocence.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. artlessness, innocence, ingenuousness, naturalness(noun)

    the quality of innocent naivete

  2. purity, pureness, sinlessness, innocence, whiteness(noun)

    the state of being unsullied by sin or moral wrong; lacking a knowledge of evil

  3. innocence(noun)

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

    "the trial established his innocence"

Wiktionary

  1. innocence(Noun)

    Absence of responsibility for a crime.

    Her attorney managed to convince the jury of her innocence.

  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.

  3. innocence(Noun)

    Lack of ability or intention to harm or damage.

    Tests have demonstrated the innocence of this substance.

  4. Origin: innocence, from innocens.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Innocence(noun)

    the state or quality of being innocent; freedom from that which is harmful or infurious; harmlessness

  2. Innocence(noun)

    the state or quality of being morally free from guilt or sin; purity of heart; blamelessness

  3. Innocence(noun)

    the state or quality of being not chargeable for, or guilty of, a particular crime or offense; as, the innocence of the prisoner was clearly shown

  4. Innocence(noun)

    simplicity or plainness, bordering on weakness or silliness; artlessness; ingenuousness

Freebase

  1. Innocence

    Innocence is a term used to indicate a lack of guilt, with respect to any kind of crime, sin, or wrongdoing. In a legal context, innocence refers to the lack of legal guilt of an individual, with respect to a crime.

Editors Contribution

  1. innocence

    The state or quality of being innocent.

    Parents would rather their children retain their innocence until they reach a level of maturity when they start to naturally question.

    Submitted by MC Harmonious on June 7, 2016  

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of innocence in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of innocence in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of innocence in a Sentence

  1. Abu Hamza:

    I still maintain my innocence.

  2. Robert Browning:

    Ignorance is not innocence, but sin.

  3. Francois Rabelais:

    Now my innocence begins to weigh me down.

  4. Michael Schachter:

    We believe that shows consciousness of innocence.

  5. Mehmet Murat ildan:

    You either keep your childhood innocence or you rot!

Images & Illustrations of innocence

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