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equiprobabilism

[ ee-kwuh-prob-uh-buh-liz-uhm, ek-wuh- ]
/ ˌi kwəˈprɒb ə bəˌlɪz əm, ˌɛk wə- /
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noun Roman Catholic Theology.

a theory that in cases of doubt as to the lawfulness or unlawfulness of an action, it is permissible to follow either argument.Compare probabilism (def. 2).

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Origin of equiprobabilism

First recorded in 1885–90; equi- + probabilism
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