noun see mischievous

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • mischievousness — mischievous ► ADJECTIVE 1) causing or disposed to mischief. 2) intended to cause trouble. DERIVATIVES mischievously adverb mischievousness noun …   English terms dictionary

  • Mischievousness — Mischievous Mis chie*vous (m[i^]s ch[ e]*v[u^]s), a. Causing mischief; harmful; hurtful; now often applied where the evil is done carelessly or in sport; as, a mischievous child. Most mischievous foul sin. Shak. [1913 Webster] This false, wily,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • mischievousness — See mischievously. * * * …   Universalium

  • mischievousness — noun The characteristic of being mischievous; the tendency to make mischief …   Wiktionary

  • mischievousness — Synonyms and related words: annoying, belie, color, devilment, devilry, deviltry, diablerie, distort, evil, falsify, garble, harm, hurt, impishness, injury, mischief, miscolor, misstate, odiousness, offensiveness, pervert, roguery, roguishness,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • mischievousness — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun Annoying yet harmless, usually playful acts: devilry, deviltry, diablerie, high jinks, impishness, mischief, prankishness, rascality, roguery, roguishness, tomfoolery. Informal: shenanigan (often used in plural). See… …   English dictionary for students

  • mischievousness — mis·chie·vous·ness || mɪstʃɪvÉ™snɪs n. naughtiness; harmfulness; naughty behavior that is not spiteful; playfully annoying disposition …   English contemporary dictionary

  • mischievousness — mis·chie·vous·ness …   English syllables

  • mischievousness — See: mischievous …   English dictionary

  • mischievousness — noun 1. an attribute of mischievous children • Syn: ↑naughtiness, ↑badness • Derivationally related forms: ↑naughty (for: ↑naughtiness) • Hypernyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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