◄ Innocent ►

1. (a.) Not harmful; free from that which can injure; innoxious; innocuous; harmless; as, an innocent medicine or remedy.

2. (a.) Morally free from guilt; guiltless; not tainted with sin; pure; upright.

3. (a.) Free from the guilt of a particular crime or offense; as, a man is innocent of the crime charged.

4. (a.) Simple; artless; foolish.

5. (a.) Lawful; permitted; as, an innocent trade.

6. (a.) Not contraband; not subject to forfeiture; as, innocent goods carried to a belligerent nation.

7. (n.) An innocent person; one free from, or unacquainted with, guilt or sin.

8. (n.) An unsophisticated person; hence, a child; a simpleton; an idiot.

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