bad faith

bad faith (uncountable)

  1. (legal) A malicious motive by a party in a lawsuit. This has an effect on the ability to maintain causes of action and obtain legal remedies.
  2. (legal) Intent to deceive or mislead another to gain some advantage; dishonesty or fraud in a transaction (such as knowingly misrepresenting the quality of something that is being bought or sold).
  3. (philosophy) The existentialist concept of denying one's total freedom of will.
Synonyms Translations
  • Portuguese: má fé
Translations Translations
  • Portuguese: má fé

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