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likeliness

[ lahyk-lee-hoo d ]SEE DEFINITION OF likeliness
  • as inlikelihood
  • as inpossibility
  • as inprobability
  • as inverisimilitude

Synonyms for likeliness

  • possibility
  • probability
  • prospect
  • tendency
  • trend
  • direction
  • liability
  • plausibility
  • presumption
  • reasonableness
  • toss-up
  • coin flip
  • even break
  • fair shake
  • fifty-fifty
  • fighting chance
  • good chance
  • long shot
  • outside chance
  • shot at
  • strong possibility
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Antonyms for likeliness

  • unlikelihood
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR LIKELINESS

But for likeliness it is referred rather to the father than to the mother.

Our ignorance is so abysmal that our judgments of likeliness and unlikeliness of future events hardly count.

WORD ORIGIN

late 14c., "resemblance, similarity," from likely + -hood. Meaning "probability" is from mid-15c.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR LIKELINESS

likelihood

nounchance of something happening

probability

nounlikelihood of something happening
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