HyperDic: mischievousness

English > 3 senses of the word mischievousness:
NOUNattributemischievousness, naughtiness, badnessan attribute of mischievous children
attributemischievousness, impishness, puckishness, whimsicalitythe trait of behaving like an imp
actmischievousness, mischief, mischief-making, deviltry, devilry, devilment, rascality, roguery, roguishness, shenaniganreckless or malicious behavior that causes discomfort or annoyance in others
English > mischievousness: 3 senses > noun 1, attribute
MeaningAn attribute of mischievous children.
Synonymsnaughtiness, badness
Narrowerprankishness, rascality, roguishnessThe trait of indulging in disreputable pranks
BroaderdisobedienceThe trait of being unwilling to obey
Spanishmala conducta, maldad, malicia
Catalanmala conducta, maldat, malícia
English > mischievousness: 3 senses > noun 2, attribute
MeaningThe trait of behaving like an imp.
Synonymsimpishness, puckishness, whimsicality
Broaderplayfulness, funA disposition to find (or make) causes for amusement
Spanishastucia, capricho, malicia, sagacidad
Catalanantull, caprici, capritx
Adjectivesmischievousnaughtily or annoyingly playful
English > mischievousness: 3 senses > noun 3, act
Meaningreckless or malicious behavior that causes discomfort or annoyance in others.
Synonymsmischief, mischief-making, deviltry, devilry, devilment, rascality, roguery, roguishness, shenanigan
Narrowerhell, blazenoisy and unrestrained / unrestrained mischief
monkey businessmischievous or deceitful behavior
vandalism, hooliganism, malicious mischiefWillful wanton and malicious destruction of the property of others
Broadermisbehavior, misbehaviour, misdeedImproper or wicked or immoral behavior
Spanishbellaquería, bribonería, diablura, malicia, truhanería
Catalanberganteria, brivallada, diableria, entremaliadura, truaneria
Adjectivesmischievousdeliberately causing harm or damage / damage

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