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Logic (of an argument) having a conclusion that does not follow from the premises: it may be false when the premises are all true; not valid

What does it mean when you dream about being an invalid?

A dream about being an invalid may signify the lack of confidence and energy to pursue some issue. Hopelessness may have crippled the dreamer’s will to stand up and perform.

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See NASIR, supra note 210, at 70, 95-96; Nichols, supra note 6, at 982-83 (listing possible reasons a marriage might be invalidly formed).
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.
Contending that much of Grasso's compensation and benefits were invalidly granted, Spitzer wants them rescinded.
OTTAWA -- The Supreme Court of Canada recently ruled a conditional sentence imposed on a defendant in a cigarette contraband case was invalidly imposed because "where the offender's reasonable excuse for failure to pay a fine is simple poverty, it is not open to a court to jail him or her .
An important, specific case in point is the pseudo-scientific method of vivisection in mainstream modern medical research which invalidly extrapolates from the results of drug-testing on animals and applies them to human beings; see the eye-opening book by Croce, Pietro (1999), trans.
Among, but not nearly exhausting, the potential causes of replication failure are the following: (a) Gross-studies inconsistency in situational variables may differentially affect psi-task performance; (b) sensorially mediated experimenter-expectancy effects may bias the outcome to falsely support the individual experimenter's expectations; (c) psi-mediated experimenter effects may exist and may have similar consequences as (b) above; (d) different populations may be sampled, thus affecting the outcomes; (e) a replication study may invalidly operationalize a hypothetical construct that was validly operationalized in the original work; (f) an original finding may be a statistical fluke; and (g) the replication study may have an insufficient sample size to reach statistical significance.
According to Messick (1984), disproportion signifies inequity only when children are unduly exposed to classification because they receive poor-quality regular education, are assessed invalidly for special education, or receive an ineffective special education that hinders their educational progress.
For example, a client who reasoned from the premise, "If I kill myself, then I will escape my suffering," to the conclusion, "If I don't kill myself, then I will not (ever) escape my suffering," would have reasoned invalidly (so-called "inversion" error), since this inference discounts even the possibility of a future cure.
However, he invalidly proceeds from this to the assertion that, as human feelings, emotions and consciousness are similarly constituted and obscure psychological phenomena, then they must play a constitutive role in knowledge.
Lord Coulsfield said that the non-Premier representatives had failed to demonstrate that the proposed meeting had been invalidly convened and awarded expenses against Oliver.
Lord Coulsfield said that the non-Premier representatives had failed to demonstrate that the meeting had been invalidly convened and awarded expenses against Oliver.