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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - An attribute of mischievous children.

Usage examples (31)
  • Lyra Belaqua, the poster child for Victorian naughtiness, is at the center of the battle between those who wish conformity at all costs and those who fight against it.
  • This firstly puts a stop to unhelpful labels of 'naughtiness' or
  • It is the inevitable reaction from this state of tension which is responsible for much of the "naughtiness" of children.
  • With the other incidents of childish character, the crowd of impulses called "naughtiness" is perfectly perceptible -- it would seem heartless to say how soon. for more
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