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Princeton's WordNet

  1. innocentlyadverb

    in a not unlawful manner

    "he claimed to have purchased the contraband innocently"

  2. innocentlyadverb

    in a naively innocent manner

    "she smiled at him innocently"


  1. innocentlyadverb

    In an innocent manner.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Innocentlyadverb

    Etymology: from innocent.

    The humble and contented man pleases himself innocently and easily, while the ambitious man attempts to please others sinfully and difficultly. Robert South, Sermons.

    Balls at his feet fell innocently dead. Abraham Cowley.


  1. innocently

    Innocence is a lack of guilt, with respect to any kind of crime, or wrongdoing. In a legal context, innocence is to the lack of legal guilt of an individual, with respect to a crime. In other contexts, it is a lack of experience.


  1. innocently

    Innocently is an adverb that describes actions done in a pure, harmless, or unknowing manner. It implies a lack of guile, deceit, or conscious intent to cause harm or commit wrongdoing. It can also refer to being ignorant of something or lacking knowledge about the potential consequences or implications of an action.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Innocentlyadverb

    in an innocent manner

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of innocently in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of innocently in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of innocently in a Sentence

  1. Fujiko Sasaki:

    Looking at the folded cranes which Sadako made innocently on her bed, I almost cried my heart out thinking of Sadako’s feelings.

  2. Benjamin Franklin:

    Use no hurtful deceit think innocently and justly and if you speak, speak accordingly.

  3. Anthony Fauci:

    You need to protect yourself because you are not completely exempt from serious illness, and you can become the vector, or the carrier of infection, where you get infected, you feel well and then you inadvertently and innocently pass it on to your grandfather, your grandmother or an uncle who is on chemotherapy for cancer.

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