innocency n an innocent quality or thing or act Usage(s) So did a strange feeling of national "innocency. Dost thou hear, Hal? thou knowest in the state of innocency Adam fell; and what should poor Jack Falstaff do in the days of villainy? Thou seest I have more flesh than another . The innocent nation suddenly found itself fighting world Communism, which proclaims its own innocency and purity of motive in even sharper shades of black white.