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Pronunciation: (mā'hem, mā'um), Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/mayhem.html on line 73 [key]
n.
1. Law.the crime of willfully inflicting a bodily injury on another so as to make the victim less capable of self-defense or, under modern statutes, so as to cripple or mutilate the victim.
2. random or deliberate violence or damage.
3. a state of rowdy disorder: Antagonisms between the various factions at the meeting finally boiled over, and mayhem ensued.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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