- 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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Dolus autem malus in simulatione, ut ait Aquilius, continetur.De Officiis
Marcus Tullius Cicero
Of course, what Herr Jonas Goldstcker wanted to say was dolus eventualis.Simon Eichelkatz; The Patriarch
Later there were added what might be called the equitable delicts of dolus (fraud) and metus (duress).An Introduction to the Philosophy of Law