noun the quality of being valid and rigorous
rigor; rigour; cogency.
noun the quality of having legal force or effectiveness
noun the property of being strong and healthy in constitution
hardiness; robustness; lustiness.
Cf. F. validité
, L. validitas
- The quality or state of being valid; strength; force; especially, power to convince; justness; soundness; as, the validity of an argument or proof; the validity of an objection.
- (Law) Legal strength, force, or authority; that quality of a thing which renders it supportable in law, or equity; as, the validity of a will; the validity of a contract, claim, or title.
- Value. Obs. "Rich validity."
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