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Free of guilt; innocent.

guilt′less·ly adv.
guilt′less·ness n.
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Noun1.guiltlessness - a state of innocenceguiltlessness - a state of innocence      
innocence - a state or condition of being innocent of a specific crime or offense; "the trial established his innocence"
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He was entirely absorbed by two considerations: his wife's guilt, of which after his sleepless night he had not the slightest doubt, and the guiltlessness of Dolokhov, who had no reason to preserve the honor of a man who was nothing to him.
I burned to say if but one word, by way of triumph, and to render doubly sure their assurance of my guiltlessness.
A tear seemed to dim her eye when she saw us, but she quickly recovered herself, and a look of sorrowful affection seemed to attest her utter guiltlessness.
A person whose goodness consists rather in his guiltlessness of vice, than in his prowess in virtue.
Whereas Oedipus contrasts his inner guiltlessness with a supernatural determination to persecute him, Aristotle lodges both the innocent victim and the architect of his doom in one and the same person.
That's what you're shelling out P80 for: guiltlessness because the chicken you ate tastes clean and isn't drowning in oil.
26) One of the most significant findings in the book was a concise listing of the psychopath's primary traits: guiltlessness, incapacity for object love, impulsivity, emotional shallowness, superficial social charm, and inability to profit from experience.
Suffice to say that peace without justice is a silly state of things that only serves to perpetuate the status quo by sugarcoating the colonization and occupation with a false rose-tainted aura of blamelessness and guiltlessness that does not rectify or deconstruct the damages inflicted by a fascist ethnocentric state that absolutely has no right to exist.