vandalish

vandalism

[van-dl-iz-uhm]
noun
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.

Origin:
1790–1800; vandal + -ism; compare French vandalisme

vandalistic, vandalish, adjective
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vandalism (ˈvændəˌlɪzəm)
 
n
the wanton or deliberate destruction caused by a vandal or an instance of such destruction
 
vandal'istic
 
adj
 
'vandalish
 
adj

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vandalism
1798, from Fr. vandalisme, first used by Henri Grégoire, Bishop of Blois, c.1793; see vandal + -ism.
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