free from guilt; innocent.
having no knowledge or experience; innocent (usually followed by of).
destitute or devoid (usually followed by of): a house guiltless of any charm.
Origin of guiltless
Middle EnglishRelated formsguilt·less·ly, adverbguilt·less·ness, noun
word dating back to 1150–1200;
see origin at guilt
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Examples from the Web for guiltlessly
Historical Examples of guiltlessly
Why one does not, guiltily or guiltlessly, claim other people's baggage, I do not know; but apparently it is not the custom.
Perhaps a little White Emancipation on this side of the water might be still more desirable, and more easily and guiltlessly won.
British Dictionary definitions for guiltlessly
Derived Formsguiltlessly, adverbguiltlessness, noun
free of all responsibility for wrongdoing or crime; innocent
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Word Origin and History for guiltlessly
late Old English gyltleas; see guilt (n.) + -less. Related: Guiltlessly; guiltlessness.
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