Adjective "Innocent" Definition and Examples




    1. free from moral wrong; without sin; pure: innocent children.

    2. free from legal or specific wrong; guiltless: innocent of the crime.

    3. not involving evil intent or motive: an innocent misrepresentation.

    4. not causing physical or moral injury; harmless: innocent fun.

    5. devoid (usually followed by of): a law innocent of merit.

    6. having or showing the simplicity or naiveté of an unworldly person; guileless; ingenuous.

    7. uninformed or unaware; ignorant. no


    "people can be innocent of charges."

    "people can be innocent to charges."

    "people can be innocent of murders."

    "people can be innocent in cases."

    "people can be innocent to counts."

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