venality


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Venality \Ve*nal"i*ty\, n. [L. venalitas: cf. F.
   v['e]nalit['e].]
   The quality or state of being venal, or purchasable;
   mercenariness; prostitution of talents, offices, or services,
   for money or reward; as, the venality of a corrupt court; the
   venality of an official.
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         Complaints of Roman venality became louder. --Milton.
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