likelihood

[ lahyk-lee-hoo d ]SEE DEFINITION OF likelihood

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR LIKELIHOOD

But be this as it may, there is a present likelihood of room for glorious mischief.

The likelihood that it might be necessary to sacrifice the ships had been foreseen.

Debby was thinking of the pork, and the likelihood of its being properly diversified.

Then, in all sincerity, she foresaw the likelihood of defeat.

What likelihood of corrupting a man who has no hope, no ambition?

It was only a little one, and he saw no likelihood of its having any successors.

In all likelihood, the coherer is acted upon in the same way.

Do you—ah—foresee any likelihood of either of us arriving at that destination?

"I see no likelihood of being her daughter's husband," I answered mournfully.

Not the pretty young widow's--not in any likelihood Mrs. Artemas'.

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