in all innocence

Definition of in all innocence

somewhat formal

  1. :  done without knowing that one's act would cause harm or be wrong in some way I mentioned in all innocence what turned out to be a very painful topic for her.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  the whole amount, quantity, or extent of

    :  as much as possible

    :  every member or individual component of

  1. :  wholly, quite

    :  only, exclusively

    :  just

  1. :  the whole number, quantity, or amount :  totality

    : used in such phrases as for all I know, for all I care, and for all the good it does to indicate a lack of knowledge, interest, or effectiveness

    :  everybody, everything

  1. :  the whole of one's possessions, resources, or energy

innocenceplay
  1. :  freedom from guilt or sin through being unacquainted with evil :  blamelessness

    :  chastity

    :  freedom from legal guilt of a particular crime or offense


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