Innocent is defined as free from sin, guilt or wrongdoing.(adjective)
An example of innocent used as an adjective is the phrase an innocent joke which means a joke that does not cause harm.
The definition of an innocent is a person free from wrongdoing, guilt or evil.(noun)
An example of an innocent is a newborn baby.
See innocent in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: OFr < L innocens < in-, not + nocens, prp. of nocere, to do wrong to: see necro-
See innocent in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Middle English
Origin: , from Old French
Origin: , from Latin innocēns, innocent-
Origin: : in-, not; see in-1
Origin: + nocēns
Origin: , present participle of nocēre, to harm; see nek-1 in Indo-European roots.
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