Naughtiness Naugh"ti*ness, n. The quality or state of being naughty; perverseness; badness; wickedness. [1913 Webster]

I know thy pride, and the naughtiness of thine heart. --1 Sam. xvii. 28. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.


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