possibilities

[ pos-uh-bil-i-tee ]SEE DEFINITION OF possibilities

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They are valuable, but he can do but common things with them because he knows not their possibilities.

They are barren, till the imagination has tenanted them with possibilities of danger and dismay.

One could not help feeling that he had studied the possibilities, and felt the danger.

She had studied much over the possibilities of this girl's costume.

Do you see the possibilities, or the certainties of failure?

The possibilities of her camping out became all the more remote.

Dilly was thinking, this morning, of all the possibilities of the lovely, shining day.

What would have become of economic justice if any one of these possibilities had occurred?

The plan must be all right, and wondrous in its possibilities.

He paused to think over the possibilities should he get the position.

WORD ORIGIN

late 14c., "condition of being possible," from Old French possibilité (13c.) and directly from Latin possibilitatem (nom. possibilitas) "possibility," from possibilis (see possible (adj.)). Meaning "a possible thing or substance" is from c.1400. Related: Possibilities.

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