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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: mischief(0.01454 detik)
Found 3 items, similar to mischief.
English → Indonesian (quick)
English → English (WordNet)
n 1: reckless or malicious behavior that causes discomfort or
annoyance in others [syn: mischief-making, mischievousness,
deviltry, devilry, devilment, rascality, roguery,
2: the quality or nature of being harmful or evil [syn: maleficence,
balefulness] [ant: beneficence]
English → English (gcide)
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.]
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.
Thy tongue deviseth mischiefs. --Ps. lii. 2.
The practice whereof shall, I hope, secure me from
many mischiefs. --Fuller.
2. Cause of trouble or vexation; trouble. --Milton.
The mischief was, these allies would never allow
that the common enemy was subdued. --Swift.
To be in mischief, to be doing harm or causing annoyance.
To make mischief, to do mischief, especially by exciting
To play the mischief, to cause great harm; to throw into
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
Mischief \Mis"chief\, v. t.
To do harm to. [Obs.] --Milton.