Synonyms of 'depredation'
destructionDictionary, ravaging, devastation
Crops can be decimated by the unchecked depredations of deer.
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Devastation is severe and widespread destruction or damage.
A huge bomb blast brought devastation to the centre of the city.
Pillage is also a noun.
There were no signs of violence or pillage.
Thesaurus for depredation from the Collins English Thesaurus
The depredations of a person, animal, or force are their harmful actions, which usually involve taking or damaging something.