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(verb) to make faulty or defective; impair / (verb) to debase in moral or aesthetic status / (verb) to make ineffective

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these do not vitiate his entire later critical work

—p.89 The literary criticism of Georg Lukács (82) by Susan Sontag
5 years ago

withdraw their submission to a government they believe has vitiated the contract’s terms

—p.75 Know Your Rights (71) by Natasha Lennard
2 years, 7 months ago

the sort of magical compression that enriches instead of vitiates

—p.310 Deciderization 2007--A Special Report (299) by David Foster Wallace
5 years, 4 months ago

Bourdieu’s attempt to explain habitus as a result of class is thus vitiated by a basic conceptual weakness.

—p.114 Bourdieu's Class Theory: The Academic as Revolutionary (107) by Dylan Riley
4 years, 10 months ago

These factors had a vitiating effect on the BDLB, which eventually saw a slow dismantling of the protective schemes for workers.

why do i always think this word means the opposite.

—p.133 Decoding the Transition in the Ports of Mumbai (129) by Johnson Abhishek Minz
3 years, 10 months ago

a writer whose work was vitiated by ego

—p.49 On Reading Updike (48) by Meghan O'Gieblyn
2 years, 6 months ago

Simmel's writings, for example, are all vitiated by the incompatibility of their out-of-the-ordinary subject matter with its painfully lucid treatment

—p.80 Part One (21) by Theodor W. Adorno
3 years, 10 months ago

What is vitiated in the Tour is the basis, the economic motives, the ultimate profit of the ordeal, generator of ideological alibis.

—p.130 The Tour de France as Epic (122) by Roland Barthes
5 years, 3 months ago

Athenian democracy, vitiated by slavery and the exclusion of women, was a fraudulent irrelevance, which Madison rightly rejected as mob rule, to be avoided at all costs in the nascent United States

—p.127 Metaphysicking the West (125) by Dylan Riley
3 years, 10 months ago

As time went on and the shadow of fool-made history vitiated even the exactitude of sundials, we moved more restlessly over Europe

—p.306 by Vladimir Nabokov
3 years ago

While neoliberals were vitiating the regulatory state’s ability to expose (or even understand) rapidly changing business practices,

—p.13 Introduction—The Need to Know (1) by Frank Pasquale
4 years, 9 months ago

By making alliances with the old social classes and adopting the colonial bureaucratic structure, the new nations essentially vitiated the Third World agenda.

—p.203 Arusha (191) by Vijay Prashad
3 years, 9 months ago

this evaluation does not vitiate the need for these adaptive reforms

—p.152 Toward a New Labor Movement, Part One (135) by Stanley Aronowitz
3 years, 10 months ago

In the case of VW, the company’s neutrality may have vitiated the effect of such tactics, but that did not prevent others from engaging in them.

—p.11 Preface: Union Defeat at Volkswagen (7) by Stanley Aronowitz
3 years, 10 months ago

The good that I try to do will be vitiated at the roots

—p.212 Situation of the Writer in 1947 (128) by Jean-Paul Sartre
4 years, 11 months ago