validity

[ vuh-lid-i-tee ]
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noun
  1. the state or quality of being valid: to question the validity of the argument.

  2. legal soundness or force.

Origin of validity

1
First recorded in 1540–50; from Late Latin validitās; equivalent to valid + -ity

Other words from validity

  • non·va·lid·i·ty, noun, plural non·va·lid·i·ties.
  • pre·va·lid·i·ty, noun

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