invalid [1] NOUN a person made weak or disabled by illness or injury.
VERB (invalided, invaliding) (usu. be invalided) remove from active service in the armed forces because of injury or illness.
DERIVATIVES invalidism noun.
ORIGIN a special sense of INVALID(Cf. ↑invalidly), with a change of pronunciation.
invalid [2] ADJECTIVE 1) not legally recognized because contravening a regulation or law. 2) not true because based on incorrect information or unsound reasoning.
DERIVATIVES invalidate verb invalidation noun invalidly adverb.
ORIGIN Latin invalidus 'not strong' .

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