Definitions for vandalismˈvæn dlˌɪz əm
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vandalism, hooliganism, malicious mischief(noun)
willful wanton and malicious destruction of the property of others
Willful damage or destruction of any property with no other purpose than damage or destruction of said property.
As we turned down the street I was appalled by the vandalism; spray-paint and smashed windows that were everywhere.
Origin: After the East Germanic tribe of the Vandals, which looted Rome in 455.
the spirit or conduct of the Vandals; ferocious cruelty; hostility to the arts and literature, or willful destruction or defacement of their monuments
Vandalism is the behaviour attributed originally to the Vandals, by the Romans, in respect of culture: ruthless destruction or spoiling of anything beautiful or venerable. The term also includes criminal damage such as graffiti and defacement directed towards any property without permission of the owner.
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- vandalismeCatalan, Valencian
- vandalství, vandalismusCzech
- vandalismi, ilkivaltaFinnish
- vandaleso, vandalajoIdo
- 荒らし, ヴァンダリズムJapanese
- дивјаштво, вандализамMacedonian
- phá hoạiVietnamese
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