invalidity

1
[in-vuh-lid-i-tee]

noun

lack of validity.

Nearby words

  1. invalid,
  2. invalidate,
  3. invalidation,
  4. invalides, hôtel des,
  5. invalidism,
  6. invalidity benefit,
  7. invaluable,
  8. invar,
  9. invariability,
  10. invariable

Origin of invalidity

1
From the Medieval Latin word invaliditās, dating back to 1540–50. See invalid2, -ity

invalidity

2
[in-vuh-lid-i-tee]

noun

Origin of invalidity

2
First recorded in 1905–10; invalid1 + -ity

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Word Origin and History for invalidity

invalidity

n.

1540s, from Latin invalidatus (see invalid (adj.)).

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper