bad faith

noun

Definition of bad faith

: lack of honesty in dealing with other people She accused her landlord of bad faith because he had promised to paint the apartment but never did it.

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“Bad faith.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bad%20faith. Accessed 29 Jun. 2022.

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bad faith

noun

Legal Definition of bad faith

: 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 to not act in bad faithHillesland v. Federal Land Bank Ass'n, 407 N.W.2d 206 (1987)

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