noun \ˌin-və-ˈli-də-tē, -va-\

: the state of having no force or effect : the state of being invalid

: the state or condition of being unable to work because of illness or injury : the state or condition of being an invalid

plural in·val·id·i·ties

Full Definition of INVALIDITY

:  lack of validity or cogency
:  incapacitating bodily disability; also :  invalidism

Examples of INVALIDITY

  1. the invalidity of the contract
  2. an injured worker forced to live on invalidity benefit

First Known Use of INVALIDITY

circa 1550

Rhymes with INVALIDITY


noun \ˌin-və-ˈlid-ət-ē, -va-\   (Medical Dictionary)
plural in·val·id·i·ties

Medical Definition of INVALIDITY

: incapacity to work because of prolonged illness or disability


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