innocent

The Correct spelling is: innocent

Common misspellings of the word innocent are:

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  • adj.
    1. Uncorrupted by evil, malice, or wrongdoing; sinless: an innocent child.
      1. Not guilty of a specific crime or offense; legally blameless: was innocent of all charges.
      2. Within, allowed by, or sanctioned by the law; lawful.
      1. Not dangerous or harmful; innocuous: an innocent prank.
      2. Candid; straightforward: a child's innocent stare.
      1. Not experienced or worldly; naive.
      2. Betraying or suggesting no deception or guile; artless.
      1. Not exposed to or familiar with something specified; ignorant: American tourists wholly innocent of French.
      2. Unaware: She remained innocent of the complications she had caused.
    2. Lacking, deprived, or devoid of something: a novel innocent of literary merit.
    n.
    1. A person, especially a child, who is free of evil or sin.
    2. A simple, guileless, inexperienced, or unsophisticated person.
    3. A very young child.

    [Middle English, from Old French, from Latin innocēns, innocent- : in-, not; see in–1 + nocēns, present participle of nocēre, to harm.]

    innocently in'no·cent·ly adv.


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