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Pronunciation: (in'u-suns), [key]
1. the quality or state of being innocent; freedom from sin or moral wrong.
2. freedom from legal or specific wrong; guiltlessness: The prisoner proved his innocence.
3. simplicity; absence of guile or cunning; naiveté.
4. lack of knowledge or understanding.
5. harmlessness; innocuousness.
6. chastity.
7. an innocent person or thing.
8. bluet (def. 1).
9. See blue-eyed Mary.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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