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Meaning of GUILTLESS

Pronunciation:  'giltlis

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adj]  free from evil or guilt; "an innocent child"; "the principle that one is innocent until proved guilty"
 

GUILTLESS is a 9 letter word that starts with G.

 

 Synonyms: absolved, acquitted, blameless, clean-handed, clear, cleared, exculpated, exonerated, inculpable, innocent, irreproachable, not guilty, unimpeachable, vindicated
 
 Antonyms: guilty
 
 See Also: exculpatory, righteous

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Guilt"less\, a.
1. Free from guilt; innocent.

         The Lord will not hold him guiltless that taketh his
         name in vain.                         --Ex. xx. 7.

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

         Such gardening tools, as art, yet rude, Guiltless of
         fire, had formed.                     --Milton.
   -- {Guilt"less*ly}, adv. -- {Guilt"less*ness}, n.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: angelic, blameless, chaste, childlike, clean, clear, dovelike, exemplary, faultless, immaculate, in the clear, incorrupt, inculpable, innocent, irreproachable, lamblike, not guilty, offenseless, prelapsarian, pristine, pure, reproachless, righteous, sans reproche, sinless, unblamable, uncorrupted, undefiled, unfallen, unlapsed, untouched by evil, virtuous, with clean hands, without reproach
 

 

 

 

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