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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Mis·chie·vous 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.”
    This false, wily, doubling disposition is intolerably mischievous to society.   --South.
 Syn: -- Harmful; hurtful; detrimental; noxious; pernicious; destructive.
 -- Mis*chie*vous*ly, adv. -- Mis*chie*vous*ness, n.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: an attribute of mischievous children [syn: naughtiness, badness]
      2: the trait of behaving like an imp [syn: impishness, puckishness,
      3: reckless or malicious behavior that causes discomfort or
         annoyance in others [syn: mischief, mischief-making, deviltry,
          devilry, devilment, rascality, roguery, roguishness,