culpa levissima

culpa le·​vis·​si·​ma | \ -leˈvisəmə \

Definition of culpa levissima

Roman & civil law
: negligence arising from the slightest fault : very slight negligence arising from the failure to exercise the most exact care which a most diligent father would exercise under all the circumstances

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History and Etymology for culpa levissima

New Latin, literally, slightest negligence

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“Culpa levissima.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Nov. 2020.

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