noun, plural nul·li·ties for 2–4.
- nullius filius,
- nullius juris,
Origin of nullity
Examples from the Web for nullity
Both conditions, especially the second, render the whole project a nullity.Arab Spring Comment Was a Romney Love Letter to the Israeli Right Wing|Michael Tomasky|July 28, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Where legislatures enact laws against opinion, their acts are a nullity and absurdity.The Battle of The Press|Theophila Carlile Campbell
It is not necessary here to discuss the question of the validity or nullity of the bonds.The Rise and Fall of the Confederate Government, Vol. 1 (of 2)|Jefferson Davis
Hitherto he was lost in the world of Appearance; but when he thinks of it, he separates himself from it, and sees its nullity.Homer's Odyssey|Denton J. Snider
Another impediment is based on the presumption of want of consent, "the nullity being caused by a defect of consent."A Short History of Women's Rights|Eugene A. Hecker
From 1660 to 1688, "England, by the return of the Stuarts, was reduced to a nullity."
noun plural -ties
Word Origin for nullity
1560s, from French nullité (14c.) or directly from Medieval Latin nullitalis, from Latin nullus "not any" (see null).