in bad faith


: in a dishonest and improper way : with no intention of honoring a promise
She signed the contract in bad faith.

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web Many in the opposition believe Netanyahu is acting in bad faith. Steve Hendrix,, 28 Mar. 2023 As of this week, the union had filed four cases before the National Labor Relations Board alleging refusal to bargain or bargaining in bad faith as well as refusing to furnish information, according to a federal database. Zaz Hollander, Anchorage Daily News, 11 Jan. 2023 During an exchange with Fink later in the hearing, Kethledge indicated that the appeals court decision would hinge, in part, on whether the panel agrees with Parker’s conclusion that the lawsuit was brought in bad faith. Detroit Free Press, 9 Dec. 2022 Hardin said the woman’s lawsuit was filed in bad faith. Brent Schrotenboer, USA TODAY, 26 Oct. 2022 Twitter’s lawyers say Musk simply has buyer’s remorse — after a sharp drop in the price of Tesla stock, which represents the majority of his net worth — and has acted in bad faith. Todd Spangler, Variety, 27 July 2022 The contest has become heated, and a war of words had intensified in recent weeks, with both sides accusing one another of making misleading claims and acting in bad faith. Alison Sider, WSJ, 30 June 2022 Trump’s lawyers on Tuesday that the former adviser was acting in bad faith during and after the lawsuit. Washington Post, 22 Apr. 2022 The call came as a leader of the country's main political party accused the military leadership of negotiating in bad faith. Arkansas Online, 7 Nov. 2021 See More

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“In bad faith.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 4 Jun. 2023.

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