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1. invalid

noun. ['ˈɪnvələd, ˈɪnvəlɪd, ˌɪnˈvæləd'] someone who is incapacitated by a chronic illness or injury.

Synonyms

  • shut-in
  • sick person
  • sufferer
  • homebound

Antonyms

  • worthiness
  • desirability
  • advisability
  • goodness

Etymology

  • invalidus (Latin)
  • in- (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Invalid

  • salad
  • pallid
  • ballad

Example sentences of the word invalid


1. Noun, singular or mass
An invalid will is one that fails to meet the requirements imposed by state law.

2. Adjective
Check the description to ensure it is accurate because an invalid legal description may make the deed ineffective.

Quotes containing the word invalid


1. But no one can predict of a certainty what will happen. And none of it will change how I intend to spend the rest of my life. I will live it on my terms. And you... you can have all of me or nothing. I won't be an invalid any longer. Not even if it means losing you.
- Lisa Kleypas, Seduce Me at Sunrise

2. People with a grudge against the world are always dangerous. They seem to think life owes them something. I've known many an invalid who has suffered worse and been cut off from life much more . . . and they've managed to lead happy contented lives. It's what's in yourself that makes you happy or unhappy.
- Agatha Christie, A Murder Is Announced

2. invalid

adjective. ['ˈɪnvələd, ˈɪnvəlɪd, ˌɪnˈvæləd'] having no cogency or legal force.

Synonyms

  • sophistic
  • nullified
  • bad
  • illegitimate
  • unsound
  • fallacious
  • void
  • null
  • uncollectible
  • sophistical
  • false

Antonyms

  • legitimate
  • obedient
  • good
  • best

Etymology

  • invalidus (Latin)
  • in- (Latin)

3. invalid

verb. ['ˈɪnvələd, ˈɪnvəlɪd, ˌɪnˈvæləd'] force to retire, remove from active duty, as of firemen.

Antonyms

  • fresh

Etymology

  • invalidus (Latin)
  • in- (Latin)

4. invalid

adjective. ['ˈɪnvələd, ˈɪnvəlɪd, ˌɪnˈvæləd'] no longer valid.

Antonyms

  • favorable

Etymology

  • invalidus (Latin)
  • in- (Latin)

5. invalid

verb. ['ˈɪnvələd, ˈɪnvəlɪd, ˌɪnˈvæləd'] injure permanently.

Synonyms

  • injure
  • incapacitate
  • disable
  • hock
  • handicap

Antonyms

  • soundness
  • unregretful
  • unrepentant
  • impenitent

Etymology

  • invalidus (Latin)
  • in- (Latin)
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