Example sentences for: innocent

How can you use “innocent” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • The judicial system's tendency to mark the odd innocent soul for death is, after all, one of the more powerful arguments against capital punishment.

  • The main point they expressed was that, while not legally precise, "innocent" was preferable because it doesn't run the risk of libel that "not guilty" does if the "not" is inadvertently dropped.

  • In a 1954 book titled Seduction of the Innocent , a psychologist named Fred Wertham attacked the sadistic violence and sexual deviance portrayed in comic books.

  • Two hundred years ago, a lawyer named William Blackstone said it's better for 10 guilty people to go free than for one innocent person to suffer.

  • "Some people argue as if Milosevic can be opposed militarily through a campaign of 'immaculate coercion,' in which no mistakes are made and no innocent casualties occur.


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