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Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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Innocent \In"no*cent\, a. [F. innocent, L. innocens, -entis; pref. in- not + nocens, p. pr. of nocere to harm, hurt. See Noxious.]
Not harmful; free from that which can injure; innoxious; innocuous; harmless; as, an innocent medicine or remedy.
The spear Sung innocent, and spent its force in air.
Morally free from guilt; guiltless; not tainted with sin; pure; upright.
To offer up a weak, poor, innocent lamb.
I have sinned in that I have betrayed the innocent blood.
--Matt. xxvii. 4.
The aidless, innocent lady, his wished prey.
Free from the guilt of a particular crime or offense; as, a man is innocent of the crime charged.
Innocent from the great transgression.
--Ps. xix. 13.
Simple; artless; foolish.
Lawful; permitted; as, an innocent trade.
Not contraband; not subject to forfeiture; as, innocent goods carried to a belligerent nation.
Innocent party (Law),a party who has not notice of a fact tainting a litigated transaction with illegality.
Syn: Harmless; innoxious; innoffensive; guiltless; spotless; immaculate; pure; unblamable; blameless; faultless; guileless; upright.
Innocent \In"no*cent\, n.
An innocent person; one free from, or unacquainted with, guilt or sin.
An unsophisticated person; hence, a child; a simpleton; an idiot.
In Scotland a natural fool was called an innocent.
--Sir W. Scott.
Innocents' day (Eccl.), Childermas day.
Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
mid-14c., "doing no evil, free from sin or guilt," from Old French inocent "harmless; not guilty; pure" (11c.), from Latin innocentem (nominative innocens) "not guilty, harmless, blameless," from in- "not" (see in- (1)) + nocentem (nominative nocens), present participle of nocere "to harm" (see noxious). Meaning "free from guilt of a specific crime or charge" is from late 14c. The earliest use was as a noun, "person who is innocent of sin or evil" (c.1200). The Holy Innocents (early 14c.) were the young children slain by Herod after the birth of Jesus (Matt. ii:16).
a. 1 (senseid en pure, free from sin, untainted)Free from guilt, sin, or immorality. 2 Bearing no legal responsibility for a wrongful act. 3 naive; artless. 4 (context obsolete English) Not harmful; innocuous; harmless. 5 (context with ''of'' English) Having no knowledge (of something). 6 (context with ''of'' English) Lacking (something). 7 Lawful; permitted. 8 Not contraband; not subject to forfeiture. n. Those who are innocent; young children.
n. a person who lacks knowledge of evil [syn: inexperienced person]
lacking intent or capacity to injure; "an innocent prank" [syn: innocuous]
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" [syn: ingenuous]
used of things; lacking sense or awareness; "ignorant hope"; "fine innocent weather" [syn: ignorant]
Innocent Vareed Thekkethala (ഇന്നസെന്റ് വറീത് തെക്കേത്തല) (born ), popularly known as Innocent, is an Indian film actor and politician. He was born in Irinjalakuda in Thrissur district of Kerala, India. He is one of the most successful and leading comedy actors of Malayalam cinema. He is noted for his witty mannerisms and dialogue delivery in the typical Thrissur accent.
In 2013, Innocent was diagnosed with throat cancer ( lymphoma) and was hospitalized. But sources close to him stated the cancer was in its early stages for which he duly took treatment. Innocent won the 2014 Lok Sabha elections from Chalakudy Lok Sabha constituency, comprising 3 assembly constituencies in Thrissur district and 4 assembly constituencies of Ernakulam district, as an independent candidate supported by the Left Democratic Front.
"Innocent" is a single by British musician Mike Oldfield, released in 1989. It is from the album Earth Moving and features vocals from Anita Hegerland.
"Innocent" is a single that was released by Canadian alternative rock band Our Lady Peace in late summer of 2002 from their album Gravity. It was written by lead vocalist Raine Maida.
"Innocent" is a song written by Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis and recorded by American recording artist Alexander O'Neal, whose original version was released as his first solo single in 1985 on Tabu Records. It is also a single from the singer's self-titled debut solo album, Alexander O'Neal (1985). The song's distinctive backing vocals were performed by Cherrelle. The song's time was edited for release as a single, with the album version being a medley consisting of "Innocent"/"Alex 9000"/"Innocent II", and was just over six minutes longer.
Innocent, also known as Helix, is a 2009 American action drama film directed by Aram Rappaport, filmed in downtown Chicago, Illinois in one continuous take. There are no cuts in the filming. Innocent is one of the first ever feature-length films to be shot in one take, and it is a kidnapping thriller that circumnavigates downtown Chicago on foot and by car.
Innokenty Gizel ( c. 1600 - November 18, 1683) was a Prussian-born historian, writer, political and ecclesiastic figure, who had adopted Orthodox Christianity and made a substantial contribution to Russian and Ukrainian culture.
Innokentiy Gizel was a rector of the Kievan Theological School. In 1656, he was appointed archmandrite of the Kiev Pechersk Lavra. Innokentiy Gizel is known to have supported the unification of Ukraine and Russia and autonomy of the Kiev clergy, simultaneously. Innokentiy Gizel is generally credited for writing the Synopsis in 1674, but some researchers deny his authorship.
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Innocent is a 1999 French drama film directed and written by Costa Natsis.
"Innocent" is a single by British rock band Stereophonics which was released on 9 November 2009. It was the first single taken from their seventh studio album, Keep Calm and Carry On, which was released a week later, on 16 November 2009. It was also the band's first single for Mercury Records.
Innocent is a 2011 television drama film directed by Mike Robe, starring Alfred Molina, Bill Pullman, and Marcia Gay Harden, based on Scott Turow's 2010 novel, a sequel to Presumed Innocent. In the film, Judge Rusty Sabich (Pullman) is charged with the murder of his wife Barbara (Harden) twenty years after being cleared in the death of his mistress. Robe previously directed The Burden of Proof, another sequel to Presumed Innocent, but which focused on the character Sandy Stern.
Alan J. Pakula directed the film based on Turow’s first novel, Presumed Innocent, a 1990 box office hit that starred Harrison Ford, Brian Dennehy, Raul Julia and Greta Scacchi.
Innocent means a lack of guilt with respect to any kind of crime, sin, or wrongdoing.
Innocent or The Innocent may also refer to:
"Innocent" is the second single released from Fuel's album Something Like Human. An acoustic version with piano was recorded but never officially released.
"Innocent" is a song written and recorded by American singer-songwriter Taylor Swift for her third studio album, Speak Now (2010). Allegedly written in response to Kanye West's interruption of her acceptance speech at the 2009 MTV Video Music Awards, Swift performed the song at the following year's ceremony as a means of putting the controversy behind them. The song achieved moderate critical and commercial success, debuting at #53 and #27 on the Canadian Hot 100 and Billboard Hot 100, respectively, following the release of Speak Now.
Innocent is a 1921 British silent drama film directed by Maurice Elvey and starring Madge Stuart, Basil Rathbone and Edward O'Neill. The film marked the screen debut of Rathbone, with his casting as a villainous figure pointing towards the sort of roles he would play in later British and Hollywood films. The film was made by Stoll Pictures, Britain's leading film company of the era, at Cricklewood Studios.
Innocent is the third Korean mini-album by South Korean girl group Rainbow. The album was released in South Korea on February 25, 2015 with "Black Swan" as the lead single. Also, this the first comeback after a year and eight month of hiatus since 2013's album Rainbow Syndrome.
Usage examples of "innocent".
Once was I taken of the foemen in the town where I abode when my lord was away from me, and a huge slaughter of innocent folk was made, and I was cast into prison and chains, after I had seen my son that I had borne to my lord slain before mine eyes.
The women in Group X know Malik is killing abusers, and also that he killed an innocent man.
If Glenn Abies is murdered, or if any harm comes to his wife or any one of his five innocent children then in the name of all that is Christian and Good, the second American Revolution will begin right here.
Still, her heart ached a little at the thought of that innocent victim.
Peslar Square, and you could convince an adjudicator that your charge was reasonable, the adjudicator could order your alibi archive or mine unlocked for the time span in question, which would prove that I am innocent.
How was it possible to endure such a scene going on in the presence of an innocent girl whom I adored, when I had to fight hard myself with my own burning desires so as not to abuse her innocence!
The influence of falsehood and corruption might procure the condemnation of the innocent, or aggravate the sentence of the guilty.
It came out of nowhere, fed on whispers, and took the innocent and the guilty alike into agonizing darkness.
What, exactly, was he accomplishing by continuing this aimless chase, when he could not even hope to gain honest satisfaction by eventually flailing away at the body of an innocent man?
Customs Station east of Akela, where inspections of late were conducted with greater seriousness than they had been in more innocent days, Jilly thought about the men in her life.
Heaven, not to punish the shepherds, for, alas, what had these innocent shepherds done?
Gradually, Seregil introduced Alec to more clandestine procedures-a little innocent housebreaking, or making a game of evading the notice of the Harbor Watch in the rough byways of the Lower City.
No credible firsthand witness ever appeared to support the allegation, and Jordan was probably innocent of spitting on a woman.
This is a throwback to the policy of Amado Carillo Fuentes, of course: the man who would rather kill six innocents than allow one guilty person to get through.
His sweet, innocent daughter living with an ambitionless, borderline bum.