Adjective "vandalism" definition and examples

(Vandalism may not be an adjective, but it can be used as an adjective, click here to find out.)

Pronunciation

/ˈvand(ə)lɪz(ə)m/

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Definitions and examples

noun

Action involving deliberate destruction of or damage to public or private property.
  1. 'surveillance of the building would reduce vandalism and theft'
  2. 'A village school is looking to employ private security guards in a bid to crack down on vandalism.'
  3. 'They cannot be expected to be present while every act of crime or vandalism is being perpetrated.'
  4. 'Persistent acts of vandalism have now forced the school to rethink plans to create an outdoor play area.'
  5. 'It makes us so angry that the cemetery is becoming a target of theft and vandalism.'
  6. 'We want to protect staff and park users and reduce the amount of vandalism.'
  7. 'Mindless and dangerous vandalism at a social housing property has been condemned by police.'
  8. 'Many motorists have now been forced to park out of view, risking theft and vandalism.'
  9. 'In a wanton act of vandalism their car was broken into and rendered undrivable.'
  10. 'As a community, I urge one and all to take a firm stand against vandalism of all kinds.'
  11. 'This is just mindless damage and vandalism, which will hit us hard in the pocket.'

More definitions

1. deliberately mischievous or malicious destruction or damage of property: vandalism of public buildings.

2. the conduct or spirit characteristic of the Vandals.

3. willful or ignorant destruction of artistic or literary treasures.

4. a vandalic act.

More examples(as adjective)

"terrors can be vandalism."

"suspects can be vandalism."

"muchs can be vandalism."

"disgustings can be vandalism."

"defyings can be vandalism."

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