guiltless
adjective Date: 13th century innocentguiltlessly adverbguiltlessness noun

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  • Guiltless — Guilt less, a. 1. Free from guilt; innocent. [1913 Webster] The Lord will not hold him guiltless that taketh his name in vain. Ex. xx. 7. [1913 Webster] 2. Without experience or trial; unacquainted (with). [1913 Webster] Such gardening tools, as… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • guiltless — ► ADJECTIVE 1) having no guilt; innocent. 2) (guiltless of) lacking. DERIVATIVES guiltlessly adverb …   English terms dictionary

  • guiltless — index blameless, clean, clear (free from criminal charges), incorruptible, inculpable, innocent, irreprehensible, meritorious …   Law dictionary

  • guiltless — late O.E. gyltleas; see GUILT (Cf. guilt) (n.) + LESS (Cf. less). Related: Guiltlessly; guiltlessness …   Etymology dictionary

  • guiltless — [adj] blameless, not responsible clean, clear, crimeless, exemplary, faultless, free, good, immaculate, impeccable, inculpable, innocent, irreproachable, pure, righteous, sinless, spotless, unimpeachable, unsullied, untainted, untarnished,… …   New thesaurus

  • guiltless — [gilt′lis] adj. 1. free from guilt; innocent 2. having no knowledge or experience: with of guiltlessly adv …   English World dictionary

  • guiltless — /ˈgɪltləs/ (say giltluhs) adjective 1. free from guilt; innocent. –phrase 2. guiltless of, devoid of: *her stockings guiltless of ventilatory chasms. –ethel turner, 1894. –guiltlessly, adverb –guiltlessness, noun …   Australian English dictionary

  • guiltless — guiltlessly, adv. guiltlessness, n. /gilt lis/, adj. 1. free from guilt; innocent. 2. having no knowledge or experience; innocent (usually fol. by of). 3. destitute or devoid (usually fol. by of): a house guiltless of any charm. [1150 1200; ME;… …   Universalium

  • guiltless — adj. guiltless of * * * [ gɪltlɪs] guiltlessof …   Combinatory dictionary

  • guiltless — adjective the victims here are these guiltless children Syn: innocent, blameless, not to blame, without fault, above reproach, above suspicion, in the clear, unimpeachable, irreproachable, faultless, sinless, spotless, immaculate, unsullied,… …   Thesaurus of popular words

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