bad+faith

  • 1 bad faith — n: intentional deception, dishonesty, or failure to meet an obligation or duty no evidence of bad faith compare good faith in bad faith: with or characterized by intentional deception or dishonesty possessor in bad faith an obligation …

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  • 2 bad faith — bad faith, adj. lack of honesty and trust: Bad faith on the part of both negotiators doomed the talks from the outset. Cf. good faith. * * * bad faith 1. Treachery 2. Insincerity or disingenuousness 3. The breaking of a promise • • • Main Entry:… …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 3 bad faith — ➔ faith * * * bad faith UK US noun [U] ► dishonest behaviour with the intention of deceiving someone: »Consumers have the right to sue insurers for breach of contract or for acting in bad faith. → Compare GOOD FAITH(Cf. ↑ …

    Financial and business terms

  • 4 bad faith — noun uncount the condition of not being sincere or honest about your intentions: in bad faith: This agreement was made in bad faith …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 5 bad faith — bad faith, adj. lack of honesty and trust: Bad faith on the part of both negotiators doomed the talks from the outset. Cf. good faith. * * * …

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  • 6 bad faith — n. insincerity; dishonesty; duplicity …

    English World dictionary

  • 7 Bad faith — For other uses, see Bad faith (disambiguation). Two hearts redirects here. For things named Two Hearts , see Two Hearts. Further information: Self deception and Deception Bad faith (Latin: mala fides) is double mindedness or double… …

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  • 8 bad faith — The opposite of good faith, generally implying or involving actual or constructive fraud, or a design to mislead or deceive another, or a neglect or refusal to fulfill some duty or some contractual obligation, not prompted by an honest mistake as …

    Black's law dictionary

  • 9 bad faith — The opposite of good faith, generally implying or involving actual or constructive fraud, or a design to mislead or deceive another, or a neglect or refusal to fulfill some duty or some contractual obligation, not prompted by an honest mistake as …

    Black's law dictionary

  • 10 bad faith — UK / US noun [uncountable] the condition of not being sincere or honest about your intentions in bad faith: This agreement was made in bad faith …

    English dictionary

  • 11 bad faith — The antithesis of good faith; a state of mind affirmatively operating with a furtive design, with a motive of self interest or ill will, or for an ulterior purpose. 37 Am J2d Fraud § 1. Though an indefinite term, it differs from and is stronger… …

    Ballentine's law dictionary

  • 12 bad faith — noun intent to deceive: the slave owners had acted in bad faith …

    English new terms dictionary

  • 13 bad faith — bad intention, malicious intent …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 14 bad faith — Perfidy, perfidiousness, traitorousness, dishonesty, unfairness, faithlessness, lack of fidelity, want of good faith, breach of faith, Punic faith, punica fides or fides punica …

    New dictionary of synonyms

  • 15 bad faith — /bæd ˈfeɪθ/ (say bad fayth) noun dishonest or underhand dealing (opposed to good faith) …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 16 bad faith — Synonyms and related words: Machiavellianism, Punic faith, ambidexterity, artifice, barratry, breach, breach of contract, breach of faith, breach of privilege, breach of promise, breach of trust, breaking, contravention, cunning, deceitfulness,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 17 bad faith — noun a) 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. b) Intent to deceive or mislead another to gain some advantage; dishonesty or fraud in a transaction… …

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  • 18 bad faith — The condition highlighted by Sartre, in which one averts one s gaze from facts, or options and choices, that at some level one knows to be present …

    Philosophy dictionary

  • 19 bad faith —    An intentional dishonest act involving the nonfulfillment of contractual obligations, misleading of another, or entrance into an agreement without the intention or means to fulfill it …

    Business law dictionary

  • 20 Bad faith (existentialism) — For other uses, see Bad faith (disambiguation). Bad faith (from French, mauvaise foi) is a philosophical concept used by existentialist philosopher Jean Paul Sartre to describe the phenomenon where a human being under pressure from societal… …

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