n. wide and general destruction; devastation; waste
n. widespread destruction; devastation; disorder or chaos
The earthquake has made great havoc of the city.
Cyber criminals, malware creators and scammers are serious about wreaking havoc with your computers and devices.
Sentence in Classic:
As for the causes of oblivion which we may refer to Heaven, they are those which make havoc of the human race, and reduce the population of certain parts of the world to a very small number.
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius By Niccolo Machiavelli Context
Fifty years ago a series of great fires took place, which made terrible havoc on five separate occasions.
Before the wedding the tailor was to catch him a wild boar that made great havoc in the forest, and the huntsmen should give him their help.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By The Brothers Grimm Context
And, indeed, I was glad not to have been a spectator of the havoc they made, because I am confident it would have sensibly touched me, by bringing former passages into my mind, which I would rather have forgot.
Gulliver's Travels(V1) By Jonathan Swift Context
Fortune leads him forward in nowise; Apollo aids not with counsel; and more and more the fierce clash swells over the plains, and the havoc draws nigher on.