1. the willful and unlawful crippling or mutilation of another person

Definition categories: act, crime

2. violent and needless disturbance

Similar word(s): havoc

Definition categories: act, disturbance

Sentences with mayhem as a noun:

- What if the legendary hero Robin Hood had been born into the mayhem of the 20th century

- In all the mayhem, some children were separated from their partners.

- She waded into the mayhem, elbowing between taller men to work her way to the front of the crowd.

- The clowns would dart into the crowd and pull another unsuspecting victim into the mayhem of the ring

- The fighting dogs created mayhem in the flower beds.