innocences


noun

  1. the quality or state of being innocent; freedom from sin or moral wrong.
  2. freedom from legal or specific wrong; guiltlessness: The prisoner proved his innocence.
  3. simplicity; absence of guile or cunning; naiveté.
  4. lack of knowledge or understanding.
  5. harmlessness; innocuousness.
  6. chastity.
  7. an innocent person or thing.
  8. bluet(def 1).
  9. blue-eyed Mary.

noun

  1. the quality or state of being innocentArchaic word: innocency (ˈɪnəsənsɪ)
n.

mid-14c., “freedom from guilt,” from Old French inocence “innocence, purity, chastity” (12c.), from Latin innocentia, from innocens “harmless, blameless” (see innocent). Meaning “lacking in guile or artifice” is from late 14c.

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