- the state of being unlikely; improbability.
Origin of unlikelihood
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Examples from the Web for unlikelihood
He recognizes the immense popularity the party enjoys among Shiites, and the unlikelihood that this will change any time soon.Great Weekend Reads
The Daily Beast
April 23, 2011
The priori likelihood or unlikelihood of a Kelt-iberic mixture.The Ethnology of Europe
Robert Gordon Latham
The impossibilities of place, the unlikelihood of circumstances, the most incredible disguises will not lead him astray.
We are affrighted at unlikelihood; and, as in this case, the greatest unlikelihood often proves to be the truth.
Then the unlikelihood of the conclusion came, and he wondered whether they had really been there.The Turner Twins
Ralph Henry Barbour
Yet there is a final wail of despair at the unlikelihood of any change for good being effected.Three Months of My Life
J. F. Foster