guilt·​less | \ ˈgilt-ləs How to pronounce guiltless (audio) \

Definition of guiltless

Other Words from guiltless

guiltlessly adverb
guiltlessness noun

Examples of guiltless in a Sentence

if the jury acquits him, he is guiltless in the eyes of the law
Recent Examples on the Web So hats (halos?) off to you, Mr. Woolverton, and may the binge-watching, pint-guzzling, relatively guiltless movie marathons commence. Susie Neilson, The Cut, 21 Aug. 2017

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First Known Use of guiltless

13th century, in the meaning defined above

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“Guiltless.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 14 Aug. 2022.

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