Origin of likelihood
Related formssu·per·like·li·hood, noun
Examples from the Web for likelihood
Having a criminal record can reduce the likelihood of getting a callback or job offer by 50 percent.His First Day Out Of Jail After 40 Years: Adjusting To Life Outside|Justin Rohrlich|January 3, 2015|DAILY BEAST
In all likelihood this last option is what we will get for the foreseeable future.In the Middle East, the Two-State Solution Is Dead|Dean Obeidallah|January 2, 2015|DAILY BEAST
The grand jury will in all likelihood side with Wilson here.
In all likelihood, the pronouncement of death will likely include even more gray area in the future.
For the overwhelming majority of people in this country, the likelihood of contracting it is fleetingly small.
The germ and shadow and likelihood of each of those acts is in the fashion and line and detail of her garments.I, Mary MacLane|Mary MacLane
For answer Johnny whistled once, cupping his lips with his hands, to reduce the likelihood of arousing anyone on board.Sign of the Green Arrow|Roy J. (Roy Judson) Snell
The much debated topic anent the likelihood of the Sixth Division being sent to join Methuen was settled at last—to our chagrin.The Siege of Kimberley|T. Phelan
It is impossible to calculate the numbers with any likelihood of accuracy.The Soul of John Brown|Stephen Graham
I have detailed the benefits which will accrue to me, and the trouble which will in all likelihood accrue to you.