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Noun: mischievousness  mis-chu-vus-nus or ,mis'chee-vee-us-nus
  1. An attribute of mischievous children
    - naughtiness, badness
  2. The trait of behaving like an imp
    - impishness, puckishness, whimsicality
  3. Reckless or malicious behaviour that causes discomfort or annoyance in others
    - mischief, mischief-making, deviltry, devilry, devilment, rascality, roguery, roguishness, shenanigan

Type of: disobedience, fun, misbehavior [US], misbehaviour [Brit, Cdn], misdeed, misdoing, playfulness

Encyclopedia: Mischievousness