mootness

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

moot +‎ -ness

Noun[edit]

mootness (uncountable)

  1. The state or condition of being moot.
    • 2007 February 1, Adam Liptak, “Judges Weigh Arguments in U.S. Eavesdropping Case”, New York Times:
      While Mr. Garre urged the court to dismiss the case under threshold questions like mootness and standing, Ms. Beeson tried to steer the judges toward the merits.

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