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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

The quality of naivet; A state or condition of not being guilty of a specific crime or offense; The state of being unsullied by sin or moral wrong.

Usage examples (40)
  • The trial established his innocence
  • The word innocence is composed of in - 'not' and nocere
  • And then we release them months later when their innocence is apparent.
  • As has been pointed out, innocence is not defense. for more
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