What does the word vandalism mean?

Usage examples for vandalism

  1. But in spite of vandalism, forgetfulness and barbarism, often of the worst description as in the mere indifference and ignorance that scattered Alfred's bones, no one has ever come to Winchester without loving it, no one has ever been glad to get away. – England of My Heart--Spring by Edward Hutton
  2. Yes, but of vandalism with a purpose. – Fragments of an Autobiography by Felix Moscheles
  3. Vandalism may do its work among books as well as anywhere else. – Literature for Children by Orton Lowe