Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun innocent

1 sense of innocent

Sense 1
innocent, inexperienced person -- (a person who lacks knowledge of evil)
       => person, individual, someone, somebody, mortal, soul -- (a human being; "there was too much for one person to do")

Antonyms of adj innocent

7 senses of innocent

Sense 1
innocent (vs. guilty), guiltless, clean-handed -- (free from evil or guilt; "an innocent child"; "the principle that one is innocent until proved guilty")

guilty (vs. innocent) -- (responsible for or chargeable with a reprehensible act; "guilty of murder"; "the guilty person"; "secret guilty deeds")
        => at fault -- (deserving blame; "admitted to being at fault")
        => blameworthy, blamable, blameable, blameful, censurable, culpable -- (deserving blame or censure as being wrong or evil or injurious; "blameworthy if not criminal behavior"; "censurable misconduct"; "culpable negligence")
        => bloodguilty -- (guilty of murder or bloodshed)
        => chargeable, indictable -- (liable to be accused, or cause for such liability; "the suspect was chargeable"; "an indictable offense")
        => conscience-smitten -- (affected by conscience)
        => criminal -- (guilty of crime or serious offense; "criminal in the sight of God and man")
        => delinquent -- (guilty of a misdeed; "delinquent minors")
        => finable, fineable -- (liable to a fine)
        => guilt-ridden -- (feeling or revealing a sense of guilt; "so guilt-ridden he could not face his father")
        => punishable -- (liable to or deserving punishment; "punishable offenses")
        => red-handed -- (in the act of committing a crime or other reprehensible act; "caught red-handed")

Sense 2
innocent, innocuous -- (lacking intent or capacity to injure; "an innocent prank")

INDIRECT (VIA harmless) -> harmful -- (causing or capable of causing harm; "too much sun is harmful to the skin"; "harmful effects of smoking")

Sense 3
impeccant, innocent, sinless -- (free from sin)

INDIRECT (VIA virtuous) -> wicked -- (morally bad in principle or practice)

Sense 4
innocent, ingenuous -- (lacking in sophistication or worldliness; "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")

INDIRECT (VIA naive) -> sophisticated -- (having or appealing to those having worldly knowledge and refinement and savoir-faire; "sophisticated young socialites"; "a sophisticated audience"; "a sophisticated lifestyle"; "a sophisticated book")

Sense 5
innocent (predicate), unacquainted (predicate) -- (not knowledgeable about something specified; "American tourists wholly innocent of French"; "a person unacquainted with our customs")

INDIRECT (VIA uninformed) -> informed -- (having much knowledge or education; "an informed public"; "informed opinion"; "the informed customer")

Sense 6
barren, destitute, devoid, free, innocent -- (completely wanting or lacking; "writing barren of insight"; "young recruits destitute of experience"; "innocent of literary merit"; "the sentence was devoid of meaning")

INDIRECT (VIA nonexistent) -> existent, existing -- (having existence or being or actuality; "an attempt to refine the existent machinery to make it more efficient"; "much of the beluga caviar existing in the world is found in the Soviet Union and Iran")

Sense 7
innocent -- ((used of things) lacking sense or awareness; "fine innocent weather")

INDIRECT (VIA unconscious) -> conscious -- (knowing and perceiving; having awareness of surroundings and sensations and thoughts; "remained conscious during the operation"; "conscious of his faults"; "became conscious that he was being followed")

Similarity of adj innocent

7 senses of innocent

Sense 1
innocent (vs. guilty), guiltless, clean-handed -- (free from evil or guilt; "an innocent child"; "the principle that one is innocent until proved guilty")
       => absolved, clear, cleared, exculpated, exonerated, vindicated -- (freed from any question of guilt; "is absolved from all blame"; "was now clear of the charge of cowardice"; "his official honor is vindicated")
       => acquitted, not guilty -- (declared not guilty of a specific offense or crime; legally blameless; "he stands acquitted on all charges"; "the jury found him not guilty by reason of insanity")
       => blameless, inculpable, irreproachable, unimpeachable -- (free of guilt; not subject to blame; "has lived a blameless life"; "of irreproachable character"; "an unimpeachable reputation")
          Also See-> exculpatory#1; righteous#1

Sense 2
innocent, innocuous -- (lacking intent or capacity to injure; "an innocent prank")
       => harmless (vs. harmful) -- (not causing or capable of causing harm; "harmless bacteria"; "rendered the bomb harmless")

Sense 3
impeccant, innocent, sinless -- (free from sin)
       => virtuous (vs. wicked) -- (morally excellent)

Sense 4
innocent, ingenuous -- (lacking in sophistication or worldliness; "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")
       => naive (vs. sophisticated), naif -- (marked by or showing unaffected simplicity and lack of guile or worldly experience; "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")

Sense 5
innocent (predicate), unacquainted (predicate) -- (not knowledgeable about something specified; "American tourists wholly innocent of French"; "a person unacquainted with our customs")
       => uninformed (vs. informed) -- (not informed; lacking in knowledge or information; "the uninformed public")

Sense 6
barren, destitute, devoid, free, innocent -- (completely wanting or lacking; "writing barren of insight"; "young recruits destitute of experience"; "innocent of literary merit"; "the sentence was devoid of meaning")
       => nonexistent (vs. existent) -- (not having existence or being or actuality; "chimeras are nonexistent")

Sense 7
innocent -- ((used of things) lacking sense or awareness; "fine innocent weather")
       => unconscious (vs. conscious) -- (not conscious; lacking awareness and the capacity for sensory perception as if asleep or dead; "lay unconscious on the floor")

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