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Synonyms for innocent

Synonyms for (noun) innocent

Synonyms: inexperienced person, innocent Definition: a person who lacks knowledge of evil

Similar words: somebody, someone, soul, mortal, person, individual Definition: a human being Usage: there was too much for one person to do

Synonyms for (adjective) innocent

Synonyms: innocent Definition: (used of things) lacking sense or awareness Usage: fine innocent weather

Similar words: unconscious Definition: not conscious; lacking awareness and the capacity for sensory perception as if asleep or dead Usage: lay unconscious on the floor

Synonyms: free, destitute, devoid, barren, innocent Definition: completely wanting or lacking Usage: writing barren of insight; young recruits destitute of experience; innocent of literary merit; the sentence was devoid of meaning

Similar words: nonexistent Definition: not having existence or being or actuality Usage: chimeras are nonexistent

Synonyms: innocent, innocuous Definition: lacking intent or capacity to injure Usage: an innocent prank

Similar words: harmless Definition: not causing or capable of causing harm Usage: harmless bacteria; rendered the bomb harmless

Synonyms: innocent, unacquainted Definition: not knowledgeable about something specified Usage: American tourists wholly innocent of French; a person unacquainted with our customs

Similar words: uninformed Definition: not informed; lacking in knowledge or information Usage: the uninformed public

Synonyms: innocent, guiltless, clean-handed Definition: free from evil or guilt Usage: an innocent child; the principle that one is innocent until proved guilty

Similar words: clear, cleared, vindicated, exculpated, exonerated, absolved Definition: freed from any question of guilt Usage: is absolved from all blame; was now clear of the charge of cowardice; his official honor is vindicated

Similar words: acquitted, not guilty Definition: declared not guilty of a specific offense or crime; legally blameless Usage: he stands acquitted on all charges; the jury found him not guilty by reason of insanity

Similar words: inculpable, blameless, irreproachable, unimpeachable Definition: free of guilt; not subject to blame Usage: has lived a blameless life; of irreproachable character; an unimpeachable reputation

Synonyms: ingenuous, innocent Definition: lacking in sophistication or worldliness Usage: a child's innocent stare; his ingenuous explanation that he would not have burned the church if he had not thought the bishop was in it

Similar words: naif, naive Definition: marked by or showing unaffected simplicity and lack of guile or worldly experience Usage: a teenager's naive ignorance of life; the naive assumption that things can only get better; this naive simple creature with wide friendly eyes so eager to believe appearances

Synonyms: impeccant, innocent, sinless Definition: free from sin

Similar words: virtuous Definition: morally excellent