[ doh-luh s ]
/ ˈdoʊ ləs /
noun Roman and Civil Law.
fraud; deceit, especially involving or evidencing evil intent (distinguished from culpa): One is always liable for dolus resulting in damages.
Origin of dolus
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Examples from the Web for dolus
Of course, what Herr Jonas Goldstcker wanted to say was dolus eventualis.Simon Eichelkatz; The Patriarch|Ulrich Frank
Later there were added what might be called the equitable delicts of dolus (fraud) and metus (duress).An Introduction to the Philosophy of Law|Roscoe Pound
Dolus autem malus in simulatione, ut ait Aquilius, continetur.De Officiis|Marcus Tullius Cicero