HyperDic: innocence

English > 3 senses of the word innocence:
NOUNattributeinnocence, artlessness, ingenuousness, naturalnessthe quality of innocent naivete
stateinnocence, purity, pureness, sinlessness, whitenessthe state of being unsullied by sin or moral wrong
stateinnocencea state or condition of being innocent of a specific crime or offense
innocence > pronunciation
Soundsih'nahsahns
Rhymesabeyance ... virulence: 273 rhymes with ahns...
English > innocence: 3 senses > noun 1, attribute
MeaningThe quality of innocent naivete.
Synonymsartlessness, ingenuousness, naturalness
NarrowerinnocencyAn innocent quality or thing or act
Broadernaivete, naivety, naivenesslack of sophistication or worldliness
Spanishingenuidad, inocencia, naturalidad
Catalaningenuïtat, innocència, naturalitat
Adjectivesinnocentlacking in sophistication or worldliness
English > innocence: 3 senses > noun 2, state
MeaningThe state of being unsullied by sin or moral wrong; lacking a knowledge of evil.
Synonymspurity, pureness, sinlessness, whiteness
NarrowercleannessWithout moral defects
Broadercondition, statusA state at a particular time
Spanishpureza
Catalanpuresa
Adjectivesinnocentfree from sin
English > innocence: 3 senses > noun 3, state
MeaningA state or condition of being innocent of a specific crime or offense.
Example"the trial established his innocence"
Narrowerblamelessness, inculpability, inculpableness, guiltlessnessA state of innocence
clearThe state of being free of suspicion
Broadercondition, statusA state at a particular time
Oppositeguilt, guiltinessThe state of having committed an offense
Spanishinocencia
Catalaninnocència
Adjectivesinnocentfree from evil or guilt

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