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Entry Word: innocent
Function: adjective
Text: 1 free from sin <an innocent baby>
Synonyms pure
Related Words chaste, moral, virtuous; immaculate, spotless, unblemished, unstained, unsullied; decent, ethical, good, honest, honorable, righteous, upright, virtuous; blameless, guiltless
Near Antonyms lascivious, lewd, lustful, unchaste; evil, immoral, iniquitous, reprobate, unrighteous, wicked; corrupt, debased, debauched, degenerate, depraved, dissolute, erring, fallen, lost, perverted; condemned, damned
Antonyms impure, sinful
2 free from guilt or blame <the robbery suspect was found to be innocent>
Synonyms blameless, clear, faultless, guiltless, impeccable, irreproachable
Related Words absolved, acquitted, cleared, exonerated, vindicated; ethical, law-abiding, moral, righteous, upright, virtuous
Phrases in the clear
Near Antonyms blamable, blameworthy, censurable, culpable, impeachable, indictable, punishable; accused, impeached, indicted; condemned, convicted; hangdog, shamed, shamefaced
Antonyms guilty
3 free from any intent to deceive or impress others <an innocent offer to sing before the gathering> -- see GUILELESS
4 lacking in worldly wisdom or informed judgment <an innocent young woman who felt a little out of place among her more sophisticated roommates> -- see NAIVE 1
5 not causing injury or hurt <good-natured teasing that is just innocent fun> -- see HARMLESS