nullity

[ nuhl-i-tee ]
/ ˈnʌl ɪ ti /

noun, plural nul·li·ties for 2–4.

the state or quality of being null; nothingness; invalidity.
something null.
something of no legal force or validity.
a person of negligible importance.

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Origin of nullity

From the Medieval Latin word nūllitās, dating back to 1560–70. See null, -ity
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British Dictionary definitions for nullity

nullity
/ (ˈnʌlɪtɪ) /

noun plural -ties

the state of being null
a null or legally invalid act or instrument
something null, ineffective, characterless, etc

Word Origin for nullity

C16: from Medieval Latin nullitās, from Latin nullus no, not any
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