Etymology
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annulment (n.)

late 15c., "act of reducing to nothing;" see annul + -ment. The meaning "act of declaring invalid" (a statute, marriage, etc.) is recorded from 1660s; earlier in this sense was annulling (late 14c.).

updated on September 22, 2022

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Definitions of annulment from WordNet

annulment (n.)
the state of being cancelled or annulled;
Synonyms: revocation
annulment (n.)
(law) a formal termination (of a relationship or a judicial proceeding etc);
Synonyms: invalidation
annulment (n.)
the act of abrogating; an official or legal cancellation;
Synonyms: abrogation / repeal
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