noun, plural nullities for 2–4.
the state or quality of being null; nothingness; invalidity.
something null.
something of no legal force or validity.
a person of negligible importance.

1560–70; < Medieval Latin nūllitās. See null, -ity Unabridged
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nullity (ˈnʌlɪtɪ)
n , pl -ties
1.  the state of being null
2.  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]

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Example sentences
Because the subpoena was not signed, it is a nullity.
Dissolution, legal separation, or nullity of marriage.
The order also finds that these trades resulted in a financial nullity.
Such a judgment is a nullity and is not a final, appealable order.
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