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1. innocence

noun. ['ˈɪnəsəns'] the quality of innocent naivete.

Synonyms

  • naivety
  • naivete
  • ingenuousness
  • artlessness
  • naiveness
  • innocency

Antonyms

  • unnatural
  • unnaturalness
  • natural
  • pretentiousness

Etymology

  • innocence (French)
  • innocens (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Innocence

  • abeyance
  • abhorrence
  • absence
  • abstinence
  • abundance
  • acceptance
  • acceptance
  • accordance
  • acquaintance
  • acquiescence
  • adherence
  • admittance
  • adolescence
  • adolescence
  • adriance
  • affluence
  • agence
  • allegiance
  • alliance
  • allowance

Example sentences of the word innocence


1. Noun, singular or mass
The job of each player is to convince the others of their innocence.

Quotes containing the word innocence


1. The woman who runs the Pennsylvania Innocence Project told me that there's a man she's been trying to get out of prison for 26 years. Every night before she goes to bed, she thinks, 'What is he doing?' She says you don't sleep. And yet, she has the greatest sense of humor and this light that comes out of her.
- Richard LaGravenese

2. Art saved me; it got me through my depression and self-loathing, back to a place of innocence.
- Jeanette Winterson

3. Sometimes I'll be sitting with my friends; I'll say something Koothrappali-esque and make a face. There is a lot of Koothrappali in me as a human being. A lot of mannerism, humor, mischievousness, my innocence. So I don't know if I bring him home so much as I bring myself to him at work.
- Kunal Nayyar

2. innocence

noun. ['ˈɪnəsəns'] a state or condition of being innocent of a specific crime or offense.

Synonyms

  • clear
  • blamelessness
  • inculpableness
  • guiltlessness
  • inculpability
  • status

Antonyms

  • affectedness
  • unlikeness
  • dissimilitude
  • disingenuousness

Etymology

  • innocence (French)
  • innocens (Latin)

3. innocence

noun. ['ˈɪnəsəns'] the state of being unsullied by sin or moral wrong; lacking a knowledge of evil.

Synonyms

  • condition
  • pureness
  • purity
  • cleanness
  • status
  • sinlessness

Antonyms

  • abnormality
  • fullness
  • wetness
  • unsoundness

Etymology

  • innocence (French)
  • innocens (Latin)
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