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)
: the corruption of the best is the worst of all

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“Corruptio optimi pessima.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 7 Dec. 2023.

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