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Without experience of evil
“Are children born into this world innocent, or do personalities develop pre-birth?”
Not guilty of a crime or offense
“After an exhaustive trial, a jury declared the defendant to be innocent.”
Lacking worldly experience, wisdom, or judgement
“He would prey on his innocent victims by posing as a wealthy Nigerian prince.”
Harmless or producing no ill effect
“Barry claimed that his detractors had taken his innocent remarks out of context.”
Without or lacking in
“It is not to be confused with a consciousness that is simply innocent of guilt or one that has never been open to guilt.”
Not harmful
“I did later wonder if the innocent lump on my waist had been caused by my tight jeans.”
A pure, guileless, or naive person, typically a child
“He was but a young innocent, who could barely distinguish right from wrong.”
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