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Meaning of GUILTLESS

Pronunciation:  'giltlis

WordNet Dictionary
[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
\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