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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: Mischief (0.00970 detik)
Found 3 items, similar to Mischief.
English → Indonesian (quick) Definition: mischief kenakalan
English → English (WordNet) Definition: mischief mischief n 1: reckless or malicious behavior that causes discomfort or annoyance in others [syn: mischief-making, mischievousness, deviltry, devilry, devilment, rascality, roguery, roguishness, shenanigan] 2: the quality or nature of being harmful or evil [syn: maleficence, balefulness] [ant: beneficence]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Mischief Mischief \Mis"chief\ (m[i^]s"ch[i^]f), n. [OE. meschef bad result, OF. meschief; pref. mes- (L. minus less) + chief end, head, F. chef chief. See Minus, and Chief.] [1913 Webster] 1. Harm; damage; esp., disarrangement of order; trouble or vexation caused by human agency or by some living being, intentionally or not; often, calamity, mishap; trivial evil caused by thoughtlessness, or in sport. --Chaucer. [1913 Webster] Thy tongue deviseth mischiefs. --Ps. lii. 2. [1913 Webster] The practice whereof shall, I hope, secure me from many mischiefs. --Fuller. [1913 Webster] 2. Cause of trouble or vexation; trouble. --Milton. [1913 Webster] The mischief was, these allies would never allow that the common enemy was subdued. --Swift. [1913 Webster] To be in mischief, to be doing harm or causing annoyance. To make mischief, to do mischief, especially by exciting quarrels. To play the mischief, to cause great harm; to throw into confusion. [Colloq.] [1913 Webster] Syn: Damage; harm; hurt; injury; detriment; evil; ill. Usage: Mischief, Damage, Harm. Damage is an injury which diminishes the value of a thing; harm is an injury which causes trouble or inconvenience; mischief is an injury which disturbs the order and consistency of things. We often suffer damage or harm from accident, but mischief always springs from perversity or folly. [1913 Webster] Mischief \Mis"chief\, v. t. To do harm to. [Obs.] --Milton. [1913 Webster]


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