innocently innocently  /ˈɪ nə sənt li/

Definition(s):

  1. (adv) in a not unlawful manner
  2. (adv) in a naively innocent manner

Usage(s):

  1. He believes, perhaps innocently, that he can save a lot of lives.
  2. But Hungary's Jews had gone docilely to their deaths, innocently sure they were merely being sent to labor camps.
  3. Using software called SurfControl, the manager saw the man was spending an inordinate amount of time at an innocently named website.

News

  1. Jan Corey Arnett: Cleaning has grown into a dirty business

    It began innocently enough. Just a simple semi-annual task. Exchange one season's clothes for the other. I've been doing it for the 30 years we've lived in this house.
    on June 22, 2013     Source: Battle Creek Enquirer

  2. The Semi Truck Accident Victims Center Urges Families Of Innocent Victims Of A Semi Truck Accident In Montana, Idaho ...

    The Semi Truck Accident Victims Center is urging innocent victims, or their loved ones to call them immediately if an individual, or a loved has been innocently involved in an accident with a semi truck, big rig, or commercial vehicle especially in Montana, Idaho, or Wyoming, because the more remote the scene of the accident, the more complex the case becomes, and a family really does need a ...
    on June 19, 2013     Source: PRWeb

Quotes

  1. "Over a year and a half ago I was involved in a relationship. It began completely innocently when I gave support to someone following a family death. I encouraged friends to assist him by providing financial support for a business venture," Mrs....
    on Jan 8, 2010 By: Iris Robinson Source: Toronto Star

  2. In a statement condemning the event, Karzai accused of the troops of acting without coordinating with local authorities and "innocently martyring at least 70 people, most of them women and children."
    on Aug 22, 2008 By: Hamid Karzai Source: AFP

  3. "We've come back to remember the valor of those we lost, those who innocently went to work that day and the brave souls who went in after them," former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani said.
    on Sep 11, 2006 By: Rudy Giuliani Source: CNN International

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