Dictionary.com

annulment

[ uh-nuhl-muhnt ]
/ əˈnʌl mənt /
Save This Word!

noun
the act of annulling, especially the formal declaration that annuls a marriage.
Psychoanalysis. a mental process by which unpleasant or painful ideas are abolished from the mind.
QUIZ
SHALL WE PLAY A "SHALL" VS. "SHOULD" CHALLENGE?
Should you take this quiz on “shall” versus “should”? It should prove to be a quick challenge!
Question 1 of 6
Which form is used to state an obligation or duty someone has?

Origin of annulment

1485–95; annul + -ment or <Middle French annulement

OTHER WORDS FROM annulment

non·an·nul·ment, noun
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2022

How to use annulment in a sentence

British Dictionary definitions for annulment

annulment
/ (əˈnʌlmənt) /

noun
a formal invalidation, as of a marriage, judicial proceeding, etc
the act of annulling
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
FEEDBACK