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innocent

adjective

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2 free from guilt or blame
  • the robbery suspect was eventually found to be innocent

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6 not informed about or aware of something
  • a woman who seems entirely innocent of good manners and common courtesy

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innocent

noun

Synonyms & Antonyms of innocent (Entry 2 of 2)

an innocent or gentle person
  • an innocent who is often puzzled by and prey to the evils of the world

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“Innocent.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/innocent. Accessed 3 Aug. 2021.

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