invalidity

noun in·val·id·i·ty \ ˌin-və-ˈli-də-tē , -va- \

Definition of invalidity

plural invalidities
1 : lack of validity or cogency
2 : incapacitating bodily disability; also : invalidism

Examples of invalidity in a Sentence

  1. the invalidity of the contract

  2. an injured worker forced to live on invalidity benefit

Recent Examples of invalidity from the Web

These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'invalidity.' Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.

First Known Use of invalidity

circa 1550


INVALIDITY Defined for English Language Learners

invalidity

noun

Definition of invalidity for English Language Learners

  • : 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


Medical Dictionary

invalidity

noun in·val·id·i·ty \ ˌin-və-ˈlid-ət-ē, -va- \

medical Definition of invalidity

plural invalidities
1 : incapacity to work because of prolonged illness or disability

Law Dictionary

invalidity

noun in·va·lid·i·ty \ ˌin-və-ˈli-də-tē \

legal Definition of invalidity

: lack of validity : state of being invalid


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up invalidity? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

WORD OF THE DAY

the significant part of a grievance

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Star Wars Words Quiz

  • cu-jedi-training
  • The bounty portion of bounty hunters (such as Boba Fett) comes from a Latin word meaning
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Citation

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!