[vee-nal-i-tee, vuh-]
the condition or quality of being venal; openness to bribery or corruption.

1605–15; < Late Latin vēnālitas. See venal, -ity Unabridged
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venal (ˈviːnəl)
1.  easily bribed or corrupted; mercenary: a venal magistrate
2.  characterized by corruption: a venal civilization
3.  open to purchase, esp by bribery: a venal contract
[C17: from Latin vēnālis, from vēnum sale]

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Word Origin & History

1610s, from L.L. venalitatem (nom. venalitas) "capable of being bought," from venalis (see venal).
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Example sentences
In other people, crisis will inspire cowardice or venality.
They have seen enough of venality, mendacity, and hypocrisy to be quite
  familiar with all of these qualities.
It's rare to see a newspaper be so honest about the venality and greed of the
  general public.
As a result, one scholarly visitor reported being repelled by her venality.
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