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Definition of Mischievous

Mischievous

  1. Causing mischief; harmful; hurtful; -- now often applied where the evil is done carelessly or in sport; as, a mischievous child.

Mischievous Quotations

Some mischievous people always there. Last several thousand years, always there. In future, also.
Dalai Lama

All wars are follies, very expensive and very mischievous ones.
Benjamin Franklin

The impulse to cruelty is, in many people, almost as violent as the impulse to sexual love - almost as violent and much more mischievous.
Aldous Huxley

It disturbs me no more to find men base, unjust, or selfish than to see apes mischievous, wolves savage, or the vulture ravenous.
Jean-Paul Sartre

Of all virtues and dignities of the mind, goodness is the greatest, being the character of the Deity; and without it, man is a busy, mischievous, wretched thing.
Francis Bacon
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Mischievous Translations

mischievous in Dutch is boosaardig, hatelijk, kwaadaardig
mischievous in French is perfide, narquois
mischievous in German is nachteilig
mischievous in Italian is birichino
mischievous in Swedish is odygd, okynnig

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