Definitions for validityvəˈlɪd ɪ ti
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cogency, validity, rigor, rigour(noun)
the quality of being valid and rigorous
the quality of having legal force or effectiveness
robustness, hardiness, lustiness, validity(noun)
the property of being strong and healthy in constitution
The state of being valid, authentic or genuine.
Having legal force.
A quality of a measurement indicating the degree to which the measure reflects the underlying construct, that is, whether it measures what it purports to measure (see reliability).
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
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
Origin: [Cf. F. validit, L. validitas strength.]
In logic, an argument is valid if and only if its conclusion is logically entailed by its premises and each step in the argument is logical. A formula is valid if and only if it is true under every interpretation, and an argument form is valid if and only if every argument of that logical form is valid.
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Rank popularity for the word 'validity' in Nouns Frequency: #2463
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
I have grave doubts about the validity of this point.
An ideal cannot wait for its realization to prove its validity.
These records back up the validity of our story and we stand by our story.
Unless you are in the middle of a storm, there is no validity in saying that you are not afraid of the storms.
God is unknown; anything we said about God has no validity, because our knowledge about Him is zero, absolutely nothing!
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- voimassaolo, kelpoisuus, laillisuus, oikeellisuus, validiteetti, sitovuusFinnish
- validitate, valabilitateRomanian
- де́йствительность, срок де́йствия, го́дностьRussian
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