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Definition of "innocency" [in•no•cen•cy]

  • Innocence. (noun)
  • An innocent quality or action. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "innocency" in a sentence
  • "Every coin has two sides, and I think the presumption of innocency is one of the building stones of justice in a democratic land."
  • "Adam, in innocency, was to dress the garden, and to keep it."
  • "It is the violation of a divine institution in innocency, by the indulgence of one of the basest lusts of man in his degeneracy."