corruptio optimi pessima

Latin phrase
cor·​rup·​tio op·​ti·​mi pes·​si·​ma | \ kȯ-ˈru̇p-tē-ˌō-ˈäp-ti-ˌmē-ˈpe-si-ˌmä How to pronounce corruptio optimi pessima (audio) \

Definition of corruptio optimi pessima

: the corruption of the best is the worst of all

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“Corruptio optimi pessima.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/corruptio%20optimi%20pessima. Accessed 7 Aug. 2022.

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