validity has definitions from the field of law
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[ noun ] the quality of being logically valid

Synonyms

rigor rigour cogency

Used in print

(J. F. Vedder, "Micrometeorites", in Francis S. J...)

Being based on so few events , these results are of dubious validity .

(Leo Lemon, "Catch Up With" and "Something to...)

We have heard that after seeing Mr._Quasimodo 's work it will be virtually impossible to deny the artistic validity and importance of the whole abstract movement .

Related terms

credibility

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[ noun ] (law) the quality of having legal force or effectiveness

Synonyms

validness

Used in print

(The Atlanta Constitution...)

The bond issue will go to the state courts for a friendly test_suit to test the validity of the act , and_then the sales will begin and contracts let for repair work on some of Georgia 's most heavily traveled highways .

Related terms

legality effect

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