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nul·li·ty

 (nŭl′ĭ-tē)
n. pl. nul·li·ties
1. The state or quality of being null.
2. Something that is null, especially an act having no legal validity.

nullity

(ˈnʌlɪtɪ)
n, pl -ties
1. the state of being null
2. (Law) a null or legally invalid act or instrument
3. something null, ineffective, characterless, etc
[C16: from Medieval Latin nullitās, from Latin nullus no, not any]

nul•li•ty

(ˈnʌl ɪ ti)

n., pl. -ties.
1. the state or quality of being null; nothingness; invalidity.
2. something null.
3. something of no legal force or validity.
[1560–70; < Medieval Latin nūllitās. See null, -ity]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.nullity - the state of nonexistence
nonentity, nonexistence - the state of not existing
thin air - nowhere to be found in a giant void; "it vanished into thin air"
2.nullity - something that is null (especially an enactment that has no legal validity)
act, enactment - a legal document codifying the result of deliberations of a committee or society or legislative body

nullity

noun invalidity, voidness, non-legality When there has been no legal marriage a judge may pronounce a decree of nullity.
Translations

nullity

[ˈnʌlɪtɪ] Nnulidad f

nullity

n (Jur) → Ungültigkeit f, → Nichtigkeit f

nullity

[ˈnʌlɪtɪ] nnullità
References in classic literature ?
Our impulses, our spiritual activities, no more adjust themselves to the idea of their future nullity, than the beating of our heart, or the irritability of our muscles.
Pullet's character was not of that entire nullity which might otherwise have been attributed to it.
It had, I say, in every respect, the appearance of its fellow in the other window; but this fact was an absolute nullity (conclusive us it might seem to be) when compared with the consideration that here, at this point, terminated the clew.
The authority to proceed issued by the DPP on July 6, 2011, is a nullity together with the committal proceedings,' ruled the judge.
Considering the judicial declaration of nullity of the November 25, 2016 elections and inclusion of Vargas and Tolentino in the list of candidates, the POC Election Committee opened the nomination and allowed the previously disqualified candidates to confirm their participation in the elections,' the resolution said.
Braunschweig appeals, arguing that the circuit court erred in sentencing him for second offense OWI because his previous conviction for OWI while causing injury as a first offense was expunged and, therefore, is a nullity that cannot be counted as a prior conviction when determining the penalty for OWI-related offenses.
The court had on Feb 1 set aside the bail earlier granted to the three accused involved in killing 20-year-old Shahzeb Khan in Karachi in December 2012, and ordered the police to take Sharukh Jatoi, Siraj Talpur and Sajjad Talpur into custody, with an observation that the bail would be considered nullity in the eyes of the law.
Therefore, like the defective pleading in Shipe, McGinniss motion is invalid a legal nullity.
that there was no valid marriage at all, the state or civil government should also automatically recognize the nullity of the marriage as declared by the Church," added Bastes.
Justice Dost Mohammad remarked ' after Taliban came to power, the poppy cultivation had been reduced to nullity.
Chief Umeh maintained that for this reason, the claim by the chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party is a nullity and cannot be enforced, adding that the Nigerian constitution and the Electoral Act have guaranteed the January thirteenth, 2018 date already fixed by INEC for the Anambra Central Senatorial District re-run election.
One of the lawyers and advisers of Mino Raiola have informed Milan legal services of the intention to request the nullity of the contract for moral violence, the Italian newspaper said.