Definition of Guiltless

1. Adjective. Free from evil or guilt. "The principle that one is innocent until proved guilty"




Definition of Guiltless

1. a. Free from guilt; innocent.

Definition of Guiltless

1. Adjective. Free from guilt; innocent. ¹

2. Adjective. Without experience or trial; unacquainted (with). ¹

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Definition of Guiltless

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Guiltless

guilt pang
guilt trip
guilt trips
guilted
guilter
guilters
guiltfree
guiltie
guiltier
guilties
guiltiest
guiltily
guiltiness
guiltinesses
guilting
guiltless (current term)
guiltlessly
guiltlessness
guiltlessnesses
guiltlike
guiltridden
guilts
guiltware
guilty
guilty as sin
guilty conscience
guilty pleasure
guilty pleasures
guiltylike
guiltyness

Literary usage of Guiltless

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1. English Synonymes Explained in Alphabetical Order by George Crabb (1826)
"guiltless, INNOCENT, guiltless, without guilt, is BOR tie INNOCENT ... guiltless is in the proper sense onl\ to the condition of man ; and applied to things ..."

2. A Complete Word and Phrase Concordance to the Poems and Songs of Robert by J. B. Reid (1889)
"Ye tiny elves that guiltless sport, Despondency, an Ode. ... How guiltless blood for guilty man was shed ; The Cotters Sat. Night. 15. ..."

3. The Iliad of Homer by Homer, John Graham Cordery (1871)
"For He would leave these armies then, and come To smite us to confusion, all alike, Guilty and guiltless, in one general wrack. Cease, therefore, cease this ..."

4. Ninety-six Sermons by Lancelot Andrewes (1853)
"And David said to Abishai, Destroy him not; for who can lay his hand on the Lord's anointed, and be guiltless ? \Dixitque Abisai ad David, Conclusit Deus ..."

5. The Works of the Rev. John Newton by John Newton (1824)
"Thou shall not take the name of the Lord thy God in vain; for the Lord will not hold him guiltless that ..."

6. The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D. by James Boswell (1826)
"... With pity soften every awful grace, And beauty smile auspicious in each face; To ease their pains exert your milder power, So shall you guiltless reign, ..."

7. The Poetical Works of John Dryden by John Dryden (1909)
"... 890 Now speedy death attends the guiltless If my presaging soul divines with truth; Which, О 1 I wish, might err thro' causeless fears, And you (for you ..."

8. The Origin and Development of the Moral Ideas by Edward Westermarck (1906)
"... the moral consciousness, when sufficiently guided by discrimination and sympathy, enters against the infliction of penal suffering upon the guiltless. ..."

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