unlikelihood


un·like·li·hood

noun \ˌən-ˈlī-klē-ˌhd\

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

Full Definition of UNLIKELIHOOD

2
:  something unlikely

Examples of UNLIKELIHOOD

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

First Known Use of UNLIKELIHOOD

15th century

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