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