Synonyms of innocent in English:

innocent


See definition of innocent

adjective

1‘the police realized he was entirely innocent’

SYNONYMS

guiltless, guilt-free, not guilty, blameless, not to blame, in the clear, unimpeachable, irreproachable, above suspicion, beyond criticism, without fault, faultless

honourable, honest, upright, upstanding, law-abiding, incorrupt

informal squeaky clean

ANTONYMS

guilty

2‘the game was nothing but innocent fun’

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harmless, innocuous, safe, non-injurious, unobjectionable, inoffensive, playful

3‘they pick on nice innocent girls’

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virtuous, pure, sinless, free of sin, moral, decent, righteous, upright, wholesome, demure, modest, chaste, virginal, virgin, impeccable, pristine, spotless, stainless, unblemished, unsullied, incorrupt, uncorrupted, uncontaminated, undefiled

informal squeaky clean, whiter than white, as pure as the driven snow

immaculate

ANTONYMS

sinful

4‘she is genuinely innocent of guile’

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free from, without, lacking, lacking in, empty of, clear of, unacquainted with, ignorant of, unaware of, unfamiliar with, untouched by

rare nescient of

5‘he took advantage of innocent foreigners’

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naive, ingenuous, trusting, trustful, over-trusting, credulous, unsuspicious, unsuspecting, unwary, unguarded, unsceptical, impressionable, gullible, easily deceived, easily taken in, easily led

inexperienced, unworldly, unsophisticated, green, wide-eyed

simple, artless, guileless, childlike, frank, open

informal wet behind the ears, born yesterday, as green as grass

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worldly

6‘innocent tumours made up of blood vessels’

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benign, non-cancerous, non-malignant, non-dangerous, harmless, not life-threatening

curable, remediable, treatable

technical benignant

ANTONYMS

malignant


noun

1‘I was an innocent let loose in a strange land’

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unworldly person, naive person

child

novice, greenhorn

ingénue

literary babe in arms, babe