(verb) to make faulty or defective; impair / (verb) to debase in moral or aesthetic status / (verb) to make ineffective
these do not vitiate his entire later critical work
withdraw their submission to a government they believe has vitiated the contract’s terms
the sort of magical compression that enriches instead of vitiates
Bourdieu’s attempt to explain habitus as a result of class is thus vitiated by a basic conceptual weakness.
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.
a writer whose work was vitiated by ego
Simmel's writings, for example, are all vitiated by the incompatibility of their out-of-the-ordinary subject matter with its painfully lucid treatment
What is vitiated in the Tour is the basis, the economic motives, the ultimate profit of the ordeal, generator of ideological alibis.
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
As time went on and the shadow of fool-made history vitiated even the exactitude of sundials, we moved more restlessly over Europe
While neoliberals were vitiating the regulatory state’s ability to expose (or even understand) rapidly changing business practices,
By making alliances with the old social classes and adopting the colonial bureaucratic structure, the new nations essentially vitiated the Third World agenda.
this evaluation does not vitiate the need for these adaptive reforms
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.
The good that I try to do will be vitiated at the roots