[ee-kwuh-prob-uh-buh-liz-uh m, ek-wuh-]

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).

Nearby words

  1. equipollent,
  2. equiponderance,
  3. equiponderate,
  4. equipotent,
  5. equipotential,
  6. equiprobable,
  7. equirotal,
  8. equisetoid,
  9. equisetum,
  10. equitable

Origin of equiprobabilism

First recorded in 1885–90; equi- + probabilism

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