- causing to become wholly void; nullifying.
Origin of diriment
1840–50; < Latin diriment-, stem of dirimēns, present participle of dirimere; see diremption
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Examples from the Web for diriment
- (of an impediment to marriage in canon law) totally invalidating
- rare nullifying
C19: from Latin dirimēns separating, from Latin dirimere to part, from dis- 1 + emere to obtain