Definitions for vandalismˈvæn dlˌɪz əm

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word vandalism

Princeton's WordNet

  1. vandalism, hooliganism, malicious mischief(noun)

    willful wanton and malicious destruction of the property of others


  1. vandalism(Noun)

    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.

  2. Origin: After the East Germanic tribe of the Vandals, which looted Rome in 455.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Vandalism(noun)

    the spirit or conduct of the Vandals; ferocious cruelty; hostility to the arts and literature, or willful destruction or defacement of their monuments


  1. Vandalism

    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.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of vandalism in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of vandalism in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Sutopo Purwo Nugroho:

    Most of (the buoys) were broken by vandalism.

  2. Carlos Canino:

    This is not vandalism, this is an act of violence, it's violence not against a building, but against a whole community.

  3. Desmond Agu:

    The anti-vandalism unit of the command trailed and arrested him (Perekeyi) while the others remain at large but are still being trailed by our men.

  4. Sutopo Purwo Nugroho:

    We can easily forget. After the quake in Aceh we wanted to do everything, but by 2015 we don't have money allocated (to fix the buoys), most of (the buoys) were broken by vandalism.

  5. Information Minister Lai Mohammed:

    Government is now fully ready to prosecute them according to the laws of the country that deal with economic saboteurs and vandalism, none of them will go free when arrested. Government will make sure that they are prosecuted and pay for the crime they committed against the nation.

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