bad faith definition

  • noun:
    • A malicious motive by a party in a lawsuit. This has an effect on the capacity to maintain reasons for activity and obtain legal remedies.
    • Intent to deceive or mislead another to gain some advantage; dishonesty or fraud in a transaction (such knowingly misrepresenting the standard of something that will be purchased or offered).
    • The existentialist concept of denying a person's complete freedom of will.

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