noun (plural -cies) Date: 14th century innocence; also an innocent action or quality

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  • Innocency — In no*cen*cy, n. Innocence. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • innocency — index innocence Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • innocency — [in′ə sən sē] n. Archaic 1. INNOCENCE (senses 1 & 2) 2. pl. innocencies an instance of this …   English World dictionary

  • innocency — /in euh seuhn see/, n., pl. innocencies. innocence (defs. 1 6). [1325 75; ME; var. of INNOCENCE; see ENCY] * * * …   Universalium

  • innocency — noun /ˈɪnəsənsi/ a) Innocence; the state of being free from guilt or moral wrong. It is to be hoped that we all have some friend [...] whose affinities are rather with flowers and birds and all enchanting innocencies than with dark human passions …   Wiktionary

  • innocency — n. quality of being innocent; freedom from sin or wrongdoing, purity; guiltlessness; naivete, simplicity, lack of sophistication …   English contemporary dictionary

  • innocency — in·no·cen·cy …   English syllables

  • innocency — in•no•cen•cy [[t]ˈɪn ə sən si[/t]] n. pl. cies innocence 1) innocence 2) innocence 3) innocence 4) innocence 5) innocence 6) innocence 7) …   From formal English to slang

  • innocency — noun an innocent quality or thing or act the innocencies of childhood • Hypernyms: ↑artlessness, ↑innocence, ↑ingenuousness, ↑naturalness …   Useful english dictionary

  • Believer's baptism — A minister prepares to baptize a believer. Believer s baptism (occasionally called credobaptism, from the Latin word credo) is the Christian practice of baptism as this is understood by many Protestant churches, particularly those that descend… …   Wikipedia

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