Invalidity
Invalidity In`va*lid"i*ty, n. [Cf. F. invalidit['e], LL. invaliditas lack of health.] [1913 Webster] 1. Lack of validity or cogency; lack of legal force or efficacy; invalidness; as, the invalidity of an agreement or of a will. [1913 Webster]

2. Lack of health; infirmity. [Obs.] --Sir W. Temple. [1913 Webster]


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  • invalidity — in·va·lid·i·ty /ˌin və li də tē/ n: lack of validity: state of being invalid Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996. invalidity …   Law dictionary

  • invalidity — (n.) 1540s, from L. invalidatus (see INVALID (Cf. invalid) (adj.)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • invalidity — ► NOUN 1) Brit. the condition of being an invalid. 2) the fact of being invalid …   English terms dictionary

  • invalidity — invalid in‧val‧id [ɪnˈvæld] adjective 1. LAW an invalid contract, agreement, document etc is not legally or officially acceptable: • Wellcome s patent to the drug was ruled invalid because the company didn t invent the compound. • evidence… …   Financial and business terms

  • invalidity — [[t]ɪ̱nvəlɪ̱dɪti[/t]] N UNCOUNT Invalidity is the state of being an invalid. The contributions employees pay give cover against sickness, including chronic invalidity... I live on an invalidity pension …   English dictionary

  • invalidity — noun Invalidity is used before these nouns: ↑pension …   Collocations dictionary

  • invalidity — in|va|lid|it|y [ˌınvəˈlıdıti] n [U] formal 1.) the state of being too ill, old, or injured to work ▪ invalidity benefit 2.) the state of being not legally or officially acceptable …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • invalidity — noun (U) 1 the state of being too ill, old, or injured to work: invalidity benefit 2 the state of being not legally or officially acceptable: How is the validity of an agreement to be decided? …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • invalidity — /ˌɪnvə lɪdɪti/ noun the fact of being invalid ● the invalidity of the contract …   Dictionary of banking and finance

  • invalidity — noun (plural ties) Date: circa 1550 1. lack of validity or cogency 2. incapacitating bodily disability; also invalidism …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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