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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 in·no·cent /ˈɪnəsənt/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 in·no·cent /ˈɪnəsənt/ 形容詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 In·no·cent a.
 1. 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.   --Pope.
 2. Morally free from guilt; guiltless; not tainted with sin; pure; upright.
    To offer up a weak, poor, innocent lamb.   --Shak.
    I have sinned in that I have betrayed the innocent blood.   --Matt. xxvii. 4.
    The aidless, innocent lady, his wished prey.   --Milton.
 3. 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.
 4. Simple; artless; foolish.
 5. Lawful; permitted; as, an innocent trade.
 6. 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.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 In·no·cent, n.
 1. An innocent person; one free from, or unacquainted with, guilt or sin.
 2. 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.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: free from evil or guilt; "an innocent child"; "the principle
             that one is innocent until proved guilty" [syn: guiltless,
              clean-handed] [ant: guilty]
      2: lacking intent or capacity to injure; "an innocent prank"
         [syn: innocuous]
      3: free from sin [syn: impeccant, sinless]
      4: 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]
      5: used of things; lacking sense or awareness; "ignorant hope";
         "fine innocent weather" [syn: ignorant]
      n : a person who lacks knowledge of evil [syn: inexperienced