Saturday, May 24, 2008

“mischievous”— Webster’s definition

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." Shak.

This false, wily, doubling disposition is intolerably mischievous to society. South.
Synonyms -- Harmful; hurtful; detrimental; noxious; pernicious; destructive.


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