Validity is a related term of lawfulness.
As nouns the difference between validity and lawfulness
is that validity
is the state of being valid, authentic or genuine while lawfulness
is property of being lawful, of obeying the law.
The state of being valid, authentic or genuine.
Having legal force.
A quality of a measurement indicating the degree to which the measure reflects the underlying construct, that is, whether it measures what it purports to measure (see reliability).
Property of being lawful, of obeying the law.
- His extreme lawfulness made him righteous, but did it make him merciful?