from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Having the nature of vandalism.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Pertaining to or characteristic of the Vandals.
- [lowercase] Ferocious; rude; barbarous; specifically, hostile to art; destructive of what is beautiful or admirable.
Now there is a widespread universal agreement, humanity is much more advanced, much more progressive and it repudiates these vandalic acts with all its soul.
In the first place, we think that this 10th anniversary had to be commemorated in Sagua la Grande -- even though, really, the struggle took place throughout the nation -- because on that day here dozens of brave youths, scarcely armed, fell fighting the tyranny, and dozens were murdered in acts of vandalic and fierce repression.
These crimes, these vandalic actions weigh on its filthy conscience.
The fruit of the effort and the work of many years is being razed and destroyed by the vandalic acts of Yankee imperialists.
The criminal and vandalic acts of the imperialists in Vietnam will not make the people cease in their struggle, but the struggle will increase.
When around our country, the imperialists are training mercenaries and organizing vandalic attacks, in the most unpunished manner, as in the case of (few words indistinct), when the imperialists threaten to intervene in any country of Latin America or of the world, we are not living under normal conditions.
October, in the middle of the crisis, the Cuban Government declared that our country would not accept the vandalic and piratical right any war plane to violate our air space, because essentially it effected our safety, and would facilitate the conditions for a surprise attack.
Both the chapel and the crypt were found in a state of devastation hardly credible, as though the plunderers had taken pleasure in satisfying their vandalic instincts to the utmost.
A cloud upon his memory is the ruthless and vandalic destruction, under his direction, of the Aztec images, manuscripts, and other records, both public and private, for which his agents made close search, not only in the City of Mexico but in all the larger cities and towns -- a cruel and irreparable loss to scholars and historians.
The Philippine Islands, 1493-1898 — Volume 25 of 55 1635-36 Explorations by Early Navigators, Descriptions of the Islands and Their Peoples, Their History and Records of the Catholic Missions, As Related in Contemporaneous Books and Manuscripts, Showing the Political, Economic, Commercial and Religious Conditions of Those Islands from Their Earliest Relations with European Nations to the Close of the Nineteenth Century
"Protesters will be arrested for vandalic acts but they will not simply be stopped on their way to protests," Mejia said.
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