mischievousness :

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  • n  an attribute of mischievous children
  • n  the trait of behaving like an imp
  • n  reckless or malicious behavior that causes discomfort or annoyance in others

  • Hackers, as most computer experts use the term, are distinguished not by their mischievousness but by their persistence and skill.
  • The two were apparently motivated by more than mischievousness.
  • Last week the Progressive Education Association held its 20th annual convention in Manhattan, discussed everything from the mischievousness of babies to New York's forthcoming.

  • Mark Thompson in Rundtownnews.co.uk
    Thompson added, '"On, 'I'm Sorry I Haven't A Clue', all of his gifts were on show, his warmth and conviviality, his wit, his mischievousness. He was a unique, irreplaceable talent."
  • Bob Arum in ESPN
    They trained together for years, so his sense of humor and his mischievousness are similar,Arum said. "They are identical. They train in the same mold. They have tremendous beards. They are fearless and their opponent annoys them. There...

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