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unlikelihood

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noun un·like·li·hood \ˌən-ˈlī-klē-ˌhu̇d\

Simple Definition of unlikelihood

  • : the chance that something will not happen or not be true : the quality or state of being unlikely

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of unlikelihood

  1. 1 :  improbability

  2. 2 :  something unlikely

Examples of unlikelihood in a sentence

  1. Given the unlikelihood of a tax increase, these programs will probably run out of funding next year.



15th Century

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15th century


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