innocency

noun
in·​no·​cen·​cy | \ ˈi-nə-sən(t)-sē How to pronounce innocency (audio) \
plural innocencies

Definition of innocency

: innocence also : an innocent action or quality

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Examples of innocency in a Sentence

let me be the first to declare my own innocency in the matter: I neither spread nor believed the malicious gossip

First Known Use of innocency

14th century, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of innocency was in the 14th century

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“Innocency.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/innocency. Accessed 4 Mar. 2021.

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