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 ?
resuming his own the author hopes to be held guiltless by those to
I shall not copy the uncouth language, full of needless repetitions (and, if I know anything of the subject, not guiltless of bad grammar as well), in which my innocent husband was solemnly and falsely accused of poisoning his first wife.
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.
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.
That is a rare and blessed lot which some greatest men have not attained, to know ourselves guiltless before a condemning crowd-- to be sure that what we are denounced for is solely the good in us.
I was firmly convinced in my own mind that Justine, and indeed every human being, was guiltless of this murder.
The martyrdom of these guiltless persons seemed only to increase the madness.
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.
This touched the old king's heart, and he thought his son might still be guiltless, and said to his court, 'O that my son were still alive
Outwardly assuming to be guiltless of any suspicion of what is going on, I inwardly determine to discover the true motive for the doctor's presence that evening, and for the part that Sir James has taken in inviting him to be my guest.
The cause is a young child's guiltless of all harm or wrong, but nothing goes well with it
Ah, why should all mankind For one mans fault thus guiltless be condemn'd, If guiltless?