- Present participle of vitiate.
Variant of vitiate
transitive verbvitiated, vitiating
- to make imperfect, faulty, or impure; spoil; corrupt
- to weaken morally; debase; pervert
- to make (a contract, or other legal instrument) ineffective; invalidate
Origin of vitiate; from Classical Latin vitiatus, past participle of vitiare, to vitiate ; from vitium, vice