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unlikelihood

[ uhn-lahyk-lee-hood ]
/ ʌnˈlaɪk liˌhʊd /
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noun

the state of being unlikely; improbability.

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Origin of unlikelihood

First recorded in 1475–85; unlikely + -hood
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