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in·va·lid

(in'vă-lid),
1. Weak; sick.
2. A person partially or completely disabled.
[L. in- neg. + validus, strong]

invalid

(ĭn′və-lĭd)
n.
One who is incapacitated by a chronic illness or disability.
adj.
1. Incapacitated by illness or injury.
2. Of, relating to, or intended for invalids.
tr.v. inva·lided, inva·liding, inva·lids
1. To incapacitate physically.
2. Chiefly British To release or exempt from duty because of ill health: "I was not quite sick enough to be invalided out, even though I was of no more use" (Mary Lee Settle).

in·va·lid

(in'vă-lid)
1. Weak; sick.
2. A person partially or completely disabled.
[L. in- neg. + validus, strong]

invalid

(ĭn′vă-lĭd) [L. in-, not, + validus, strong]
1. A former term for a person who is not well; weak. Use of the term is archaic.
2. Based on false premises, reasonings, or justifications.
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All in all, indications are that half of Catholics in this era married invalidly or cohabited.
For further commentary on the important restriction that issuance of a get must not be invalidly compelled, see BREITOWITZ, supra note 16, at 20-40 (discussing the get meusah, a bill of divorce granted under compulsion or duress).
218, 248 (1967) (analyzing whether defendant's identification of suspect came from an independent source or was the "tainted fruits of [an] invalidly conducted lineup").
The strong challenge by presidential power proponents to withdrawal terms is that they invalidly attempt to make the Commander in Chief do something contrary to his constitutional authority in a fully funded, fully authorized war.
The covert orienting of spatial attention task compares RT when targets are validly cued, neutrally cued, invalidly cued, or not cued [32,36-37].
Twenty of 25 items are scored in this manner: "Yes" = 3 points, "No" = 1, and omitted or invalidly answered (e.