looting (Meaning)

Wordnet

looting (n)

plundering during riots or in wartime

Webster

looting (p. pr. & vb. n.)

of Loot

looting Sentence Examples

  1. The rioters engaged in rampant looting, ransacking stores and homes.
  2. The aftermath of the hurricane left the city vulnerable to widespread looting.
  3. The looters took advantage of the chaos to steal valuable goods.
  4. The police struggled to quell the looting, as crowds of people overwhelmed their efforts.
  5. The looting was driven by a combination of poverty, desperation, and opportunism.
  6. The government imposed a curfew in an attempt to prevent further looting.
  7. The looters targeted businesses and homes alike, leaving behind a trail of destruction.
  8. The looting caused significant financial losses and disrupted daily life in the affected area.
  9. Citizens were urged to stay home and report any suspicious activity to prevent further looting.
  10. The looting highlighted the need for better social safety nets and community programs to address the underlying issues that contribute to such incidents.

FAQs About the word looting

plundering during riots or in wartimeof Loot

plunder,robbery, despoliation, depredation, marauding, raiding, plundering, pillaging,piracy, pirating

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The rioters engaged in rampant looting, ransacking stores and homes.

The aftermath of the hurricane left the city vulnerable to widespread looting.

The looters took advantage of the chaos to steal valuable goods.

The police struggled to quell the looting, as crowds of people overwhelmed their efforts.