- IPA: /ˈɪnəsn̩s/
- Absence of responsibility for a crime.
- Her attorney managed to convince the jury of her innocence.
- Lack of understanding about sensitive subjects such as sexuality and crime.
- In his innocence, he offered the stranger to bring the package to Paris, never suspecting it contained drugs.
- Lack of ability or intention to harm or damage.
- Tests have demonstrated the innocence of this substance.
- (sensitive subjects): naivety
- (ability to harm): harmlessness
- (freedom from guilt): unguilt, unguiltness
absence of responsibility for a crime
lack of understanding about sensitive subjects such as sexuality and crime
lack of ability or intention to harm or damage
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Latin innocens (“harmless, inoffensive”).
innocence f (plural innocences)