validity

[ vuh-lid-i-tee ]
/ vəˈlɪd ɪ ti /

noun

the state or quality of being valid: to question the validity of the argument.
legal soundness or force.

Origin of validity

1540–50; < Late Latin validitās, equivalent to Latin valid(us) valid + -itās- -ity

Related forms

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