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English Dictionary: nullity by the DICT Development Group
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
nullity
n
  1. the state of nonexistence [syn: nothingness, void, nullity, nihility]
  2. something that is null (especially an enactment that has no legal validity)
From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Nullity \Nul"li*ty\, n.; pl. {Nullities}. [LL. nullitias, fr. L.
      nullus none: cf. F. nullit[82] . See {Null}.]
      1. The quality or state of being null; nothingness; want of
            efficacy or force.
  
      2. (Law) Nonexistence; as, a decree of nullity of marriage is
            a decree that no legal marriage exists.
  
      3. That which is null.
  
                     Was it not absurd to say that the convention was
                     supreme in the state, and yet a nullity ?
                                                                              --Macaulay.
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