Neu*tral"i*ty(?), n. [Cf. F. neutralit.] 1. The state or quality of being neutral; the condition of being unengaged in contests between others; state of taking no part on either side; indifference.
Men who possess a state of neutrality in times of public danger, desert the interest of their fellow subjects.Addison.
2. Indifference in quality; a state neither very good nor bad.
(Chem.) The quality or state of being neutral. See Neutral,
(International Law) The condition of a nation or government which refrains from taking part, directly or indirectly, in a war between other powers.
5. Those who are neutral; a combination of neutral powers or states.
Armed neutrality, the condition of a neutral power, in time of war, which holds itself ready to resist by force any aggression of either belligerent.
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