noun Date: 15th century 1. improbability 2. something unlikely

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.


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  • unlikelihood — index improbability Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • unlikelihood — unlikely ► ADJECTIVE (unlikelier, unlikeliest) ▪ not likely; improbable. DERIVATIVES unlikelihood noun …   English terms dictionary

  • unlikelihood — /un luyk lee hood /, n. the state of being unlikely; improbability. [1475 85; UNLIKELY + HOOD] * * * …   Universalium

  • unlikelihood — noun Absence of likelihood; the state of being unlikely or improbable; improbability …   Wiktionary

  • unlikelihood — Synonyms and related words: bare possibility, dark horse, doubtfulness, dubiousness, faint likelihood, fighting chance, gambling chance, hardly a chance, hundred to one shot, implausibility, improbability, incredibility, little chance, little… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • unlikelihood — (Roget s IV) n. Syn. improbability, doubtfulness, inconceivability, remote possibility, a ghost of a chance*, a snowball s chance in hell*; see also impossibility , uncertainty 2 …   English dictionary for students

  • unlikelihood — n. doubtfulness; improbability …   English contemporary dictionary

  • unlikelihood — n. Improbability, unlikeliness …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • unlikelihood — n improbability, unlikeliness, a ghost of or a Chinaman s chance, small or little chance, poor prospect, remote possibility, long shot, long odds; doubtfulness, dubiousness, questionableness, ques tionability; implausibility, incredibility,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

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