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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The numerical value of vandalism in Chaldean Numerology is: 1
The numerical value of vandalism in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Most of (the buoys) were broken by vandalism.
This is not vandalism, this is an act of violence, it's violence not against a building, but against a whole community.
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.
We have not been able to identify who did this but it appears to be an act of vandalism not an act of criminal aggression targeting anyone in particular.
We have not been able to identify who did this but it appears to be an act of vandalism, not an act of criminal aggression targeting anyone in particular.
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From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary
- 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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