Definition of invalidity in English:

invalidity

Syllabification: in·va·lid·i·ty
Pronunciation: /ˌinvəˈliditē
 
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noun

  • 1The fact of not being valid: the invalidity of their independence declaration
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    • To cite the fact that expected grades correlate with ratings as evidence of invalidity is an example of the common error of confusing within-class variance and between-class variance.
    • I concede, thanks to several readers, the statistical invalidity of my original comparison, given the disparity in numbers between Chrisitians and Jews.].
    • On balance, it seems to me that the fact that a theory may be spread but has been roundly rejected is much stronger evidence of the theory's invalidity than is the legal judgment that the theory may not be spread.
  • 2chiefly British The condition of being an invalid.
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    • Both disorders were a major cause of invalidity from the forces.
    • Only by building confidence slowly is it possible to prevent the development of invalidity.
    • The five categories of risk are sickness, invalidity, old age, accidents at work and occupational diseases, and finally unemployment.

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