I. adjective Etymology: Latin invalidus weak, from in- + validus strong — more at valid Date: 1542 not valid: a. being without foundation or force in fact, truth, or law <
an invalid assumption
declared the will invalid
b. logically inconsequent • invalidly adverb II. adjective Etymology: Latin & French; French invalide, from Latin invalidus Date: 1642 1. suffering from disease or disability ; sickly 2. of, relating to, or suited to one that is sick <
an invalid chair
III. noun Date: 1701 one who is sickly or disabled IV. transitive verb Date: 1787 1. to remove from active duty by reason of sickness or disability 2. to make sickly or disabled

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