bad faith

Definition of "bad faith"
  1. Acting dishonestly or not fulfilling a legal or contractual obligation on purpose or without the means to complete it, contrary to the implied promise to act in good faith in most contracts
How to use "bad faith" in a sentence
  1. The insurance company was accused of bad faith for refusing to honor the claim without proper investigation.
  2. His failure to disclose the property defects was seen as an act of bad faith in the contract.
  3. The tenant was evicted for exhibiting bad faith, having failed to pay rent for several months with no intention to rectify it.

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