Legal Definition and Related Resources of Nullity

Meaning of Nullity

That which in law is non-existent, having no legal force or efficacy. That which is void, invalid , null.

Nullity Alternative Definition

An act or proceeding which has absolutely no legal eflfect whatever. See Chit. Cont. 228.

Synonyms of Nullity


  • blankness
  • inanitas
  • inefficacy
  • inexistence
  • insignificance
  • invalidity
  • naught
  • nihility
  • nonbeing
  • nonentity
  • nonexistence
  • nothing
  • nothingness
  • oblivion
  • vacuity
  • vanitas
  • void
  • Associated Concepts: decision to overrule decision

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