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synonyms for impishness

  • atrocity
  • catastrophe
  • devilment
  • devilry
  • deviltry
  • evil
  • fault
  • friskiness
  • frolicsomeness
  • gag
  • harm
  • hurt
  • ill
  • injury
  • misbehavior
  • mischievousness
  • misconduct
  • misfortune
  • naughtiness
  • outrage
  • playfulness
  • prank
  • prankishness
  • rascality
  • roguery
  • roguishness
  • sabotage
  • shenanigans
  • sportiveness
  • tomfoolery
  • transgression
  • vandalism
  • waggery
  • waggishness
  • wrong
  • wrongdoing
  • diablerie
  • dirty trick
  • funny business
  • high jinks
  • misdoing
  • monkey business
  • waywardness
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antonyms for impishness

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  • advantage
  • aid
  • assistance
  • behavior
  • benefit
  • blessing
  • favor
  • good
  • goodness
  • happiness
  • help
  • kindness
  • manners
  • obedience
  • right
  • virtue
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How to use impishness in a sentence

In truth, the impishness of circumstance was newer to him than it would have been to a philosopher of threescore-and-ten.
TWO ON A TOWERTHOMAS HARDY
Carol tried to stare them down but in face of the impishness of the boys and the bovine gaping of the men, she was embarrassed.
MAIN STREETSINCLAIR LEWIS
"I have a perfectly heavenly plan," said Henrietta, her black eyes sparkling with impishness.
THE ADOPTING OF ROSA MARIECARROLL WATSON RANKIN
She had got into the enemy's fastness by her impishness, but she could go no further on that line.
THE LION'S MOUSEC. N. WILLIAMSON AND A. M. WILLIAMSON
She was ashamed of her small-boy impishness but for sheer high spirits she could not seem to stop.
JANE JOURNEYS ONRUTH COMFORT MITCHELL
Her eyes danced with fun and impishness as she insisted it was really too bad that theyd had to miss the lecture.
POLLY'S FIRST YEAR AT BOARDING SCHOOLDOROTHY WHITEHILL
Fate, however, with its characteristic impishness, interfered with Kenyon's well-laid scheme.
THE SINS OF THE CHILDRENCOSMO HAMILTON
"We're a marvelous combination," grinned Furneaux, reverting at once to his normal impishness.
THE POSTMASTER'S DAUGHTERLOUIS TRACY
"You don't know my name," he said, with a return of impishness, as we walked together towards the Contessa.
THE PRINCESS PASSESALICE MURIEL WILLIAMSON AND CHARLES NORRIS WILLIAMSON
Then as the clapping continued, something of her natural impishness entered her heart.
PRUDENCE SAYS SOETHEL HUESTON
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WORDS RELATED TO IMPISHNESS

  • archness
  • cheek
  • cheekiness
  • cockiness
  • disrespectfulness
  • flightiness
  • freshness
  • frivolity
  • impertinence
  • impishness
  • impudence
  • levity
  • lightness
  • mischievousness
  • pertness
  • playfulness
  • roguishness
  • rudeness
  • sauciness
  • volatility
  • waggishness
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.