Definition Of innocent
an innocent person, in particular.
free from moral wrong; not corrupted.
an innocent child
not guilty of a crime or offense.
the arbitrary execution of an innocent man
not intended to cause harm or offense; harmless.
an innocent mistake
not responsible for or directly involved in an event yet suffering its consequences.
an innocent bystander
Example Of innocent
Amnesty International is worried that the stun guns could ‘inflict pain and other suffering on innocent bystanders’.
And for that world, it is now imperative that no further suffering is inflicted on innocent people.
As a rule such conflicts take the form of ‘contract killings’ of certain businessmen not involving the murder of innocent bystanders.
As far as I'm concerned, this sounds like an innocent mistake.
‘There was a period when he really ran out of juice in terms of playing the young innocent ,’ observes Stoff.