[in-uh-suh ns] /ˈɪn ə səns/
the quality or state of being ; freedom from sin or moral wrong.
freedom from legal or specific wrong; guiltlessness:
The prisoner proved his innocence.
simplicity; absence of guile or cunning; naiveté.
lack of knowledge or understanding.
an person or thing.
the quality or state of being innocent Archaic word innocency (ˈɪnəsənsɪ)
mid-14c., “freedom from guilt,” from Old French inocence “innocence, purity, chastity” (12c.), from Latin innocentia, from innocens “harmless, blameless” (see innocent). Meaning “lacking in guile or artifice” is from late 14c.
[in-uh-suh n-see] /ˈɪn ə sən si/ noun, plural innocencies. 1. (defs 1–6).
[in-uh-suh nt] /ˈɪn ə sənt/ adjective 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 […]
- Innocent I
[in-uh-suh nt] /ˈɪn ə sənt/ noun 1. Saint, died a.d. 417, Italian ecclesiastic: pope 401–417.
- Innocent II
noun 1. (Gregorio Papareschi) died 1143, Italian ecclesiastic: pope 1130–43. noun 1. original name Gregorio Papareschi. died 1143, pope (1130–43). He condemned Abelard’s teachings