guiltless


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guilt·less

 (gĭlt′lĭs)
adj.
Free of guilt; innocent.

guilt′less·ly adv.
guilt′less·ness n.

guiltless

(ˈɡɪltlɪs)
adj
free of all responsibility for wrongdoing or crime; innocent
ˈguiltlessly adv
ˈguiltlessness n

guilt•less

(ˈgɪlt lɪs)

adj.
innocent.
[1150–1200]
guilt′less•ly, adv.
guilt′less•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.guiltless - free from evil or guilt; "an innocent child"; "the principle that one is innocent until proved guilty"
exculpatory - clearing of guilt or blame
righteous - characterized by or proceeding from accepted standards of morality or justice; "the...prayer of a righteous man availeth much"- James 5:16

guiltless

adjective innocent, pure, blameless, immaculate, spotless, clean (slang), squeaky-clean, untainted, unsullied, unimpeachable, untarnished, irreproachable, sinless You are hardly guiltless in this matter yourself, you know.

guiltless

adjective
Translations

guiltless

[ˈgɪltlɪs] ADJinocente, libre de culpa
she was considered guiltless of his deathla consideraron inocente de su muerte

guiltless

adjschuldlos, unschuldig (→ of an +dat); he is guiltless of any crimeer ist keines Verbrechens schuldig

guiltless

[ˈgɪltlɪs] adjsenza colpa, innocente
References in classic literature ?
He is not altogether guiltless in this illness of mine; and that I had a great mind to tell him.
Because of the wickedness of the peoples, you say; but no, no, that cannot be, for do not the guiltless go with the guilty--ay, do not the innocent children perish by the hundred?
Thus saying, from her Husbands hand her hand Soft she withdrew, and like a Wood-Nymph light OREAD or DRYAD, or of DELIA's Traine, Betook her to the Groves, but DELIA's self In gate surpass'd and Goddess-like deport, Though not as shee with Bow and Quiver armd, But with such Gardning Tools as Are yet rude, Guiltless of fire had formd, or Angels brought, To PALES, or POMONA, thus adornd, Likest she seemd, POMONA when she fled VERTUMNUS, or to CERES in her Prime, Yet Virgin of PROSERPINA from JOVE.
It is bad enough for me to have slain a Mussulman without having it on my conscience that a Christian who is guiltless should suffer through my fault.
The Sheriff arrested the Forester for treason--of which, poor man, he was as guiltless as you or I--and carried him to Nottingham jail.
The different views taken of the subject in the two preceding papers must be sufficient to satisfy all dispassionate and discerning men, that if the public liberty should ever be the victim of the ambition of the national rulers, the power under examination, at least, will be guiltless of the sacrifice.
Prove the women by all means, to see who are disloyal and who guiltless, but I am not in favour of going round and trying the men.
Exaggeration I abhor, with whims I have nothing to do, and of quotation I am guiltless.
The martyrdom of these guiltless persons seemed only to increase the madness.
I am concerned but for the good name of the Tremolino, and I affirm that a ship is ever guiltless of the sins, transgressions, and follies of her men.
Why should this man suffer when he is guiltless, to no purpose, and in another's quarrel?
Robert, I swear to you on my honour that that lady is stainless and guiltless of all offence towards you.