Antonyms of adj devilish

2 senses of devilish

Sense 1
devilish, diabolic, diabolical, mephistophelian, mephistophelean -- (showing the cunning or ingenuity or wickedness typical of a devil; "devilish schemes"; "the cold calculation and diabolic art of some statesmen"; "the diabolical expression on his face"; "a mephistophelian glint in his eye")

INDIRECT (VIA evil) -> good -- (morally admirable)

Sense 2
devilish, rascally, roguish -- (playful in an appealingly bold way; "a roguish grin")

INDIRECT (VIA playful) -> unplayful, serious, sober -- (completely lacking in playfulness)

Similarity of adj devilish

2 senses of devilish

Sense 1
devilish, diabolic, diabolical, mephistophelian, mephistophelean -- (showing the cunning or ingenuity or wickedness typical of a devil; "devilish schemes"; "the cold calculation and diabolic art of some statesmen"; "the diabolical expression on his face"; "a mephistophelian glint in his eye")
       => evil (vs. good) -- (morally bad or wrong; "evil purposes"; "an evil influence"; "evil deeds")

Sense 2
devilish, rascally, roguish -- (playful in an appealingly bold way; "a roguish grin")
       => playful (vs. unplayful) -- (full of fun and high spirits; "playful children just let loose from school")

Synonyms of adv devilish

1 sense of devilish

Sense 1
devilishly, devilish -- (in a playfully devilish manner; "the socialists are further handicapped if they believe that capitalists are not only wicked but also devilishly clever")

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