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King James Dictionary
NAUGHTINESS, n. Nautiness.
1. Badness wickedness evil principle or purpose.
I know thy pride and the naughtiness of thy heart. 1 Samuel 17 .
2. Slight wickedness of children perverseness mischievousness.
, a. Nauty.
1. Wicked corrupt.
A naughty person, a wicked man, walketh with a froward mouth. Proverbs 6 .
2. Bad worthless.
The other basket had very naughty figs. Jeremiah 24 .
3. Mischievous perverse froward as a naughty child. It is now seldom used except in the latter sense, as applied to children.
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Entry for 'Naughtiness'. King James Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/kjd/n/naughtiness.html.