bad faith

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  1. lack of honesty and trust: Bad faith on the part of both negotiators doomed the talks from the outset.

Other words from bad faith

  • bad-faith, adjective

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British Dictionary definitions for bad faith

bad faith

  1. intention to deceive; treachery or dishonesty (esp in the phrase in bad faith)

  2. Also called: mauvaise foi (in the philosophy of the 20th-century French philosopher Jean-Paul Sartre) self-deception, as when an agent regards his actions as conditioned by circumstances or conventions in order to evade his own responsibility for choosing them freely

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