unlikelihood


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un·like·li·hood

 (ŭn-līk′lē-ho͝od′)
n.
1. The state of being unlikely or improbable; improbability.
2. Something unlikely.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.unlikelihood - the improbability of a specified outcomeunlikelihood - the improbability of a specified outcome
improbability, improbableness - the quality of being improbable; "impossibility should never be confused with improbability"; "the improbability of such rare coincidences"
likelihood, likeliness - the probability of a specified outcome
Translations

unlikelihood

[ʌnˈlaɪklɪhʊd] unlikeliness [ʌnˈlaɪklɪnɪs] Nimprobabilidad f

unlikelihood

[ʌnˈlaɪklihʊd] adjimprobabilité f

unlikelihood

nUnwahrscheinlichkeit f; despite the unlikelihood of successobwohl der Erfolg unwahrscheinlich war

unlikelihood

[ʌnˈlaɪklɪhʊd] unlikeliness [ʌnˈlaɪklɪnɪs] nimprobabilità
References in classic literature ?
Hawley was requested to wait until he had seen a gray selected at Bilkley: if that did not meet his wishes to a hair, Bambridge did not know a horse when he saw it, which seemed to be the highest conceivable unlikelihood.
Despite the region's oil wealth and unlikelihood that any tariffs would be imposed on energy imports from the Gulf, the GCC remains vulnerable to any widespread economic downturn, said Monica de Bolle, senior fellow at the Peterson Institute for International Economics based in Washington DC.
The PML-N could set a benchmark voting number, less than the required for a couple of seats and make it up through sweeping number of 2nd Priority Votes, while banking on the apparent unlikelihood of an opposition joint candidate.
The Religious Discernment Group is making an appeal to all Filipinos and friends of the Filipino people to pray for our leaders, notwithstanding the unlikelihood of voluntary conversion.
Because of mutually assured destruction there is unlikelihood of a hot war or a conventional war and therefore the conflict has shifted towards sub-conventional level.
It was a goal that was defined by its perseverence, its desire, its unlikelihood.
He said the musher also has not been named because of the unlikelihood that race organizers could prove the musher intentionally administered the drug.
Scott then went on to describe the statistical unlikelihood that we're alone in our ever-expanding universe.
Concern about energy security, the unlikelihood of domestic shale gas production within our forecast period and concerns of rising electricity bills provide little incentive for phasing out cheap coal-fired power generation and a switch to gas-powered generation.
But in the absence of a new electoral law, and in the unlikelihood of reaching one in the mandated period, polls constitutionally would be held in accordance to the 1960 electoral law, taking into consideration that it has been categorically rejected flat out by the various parties.
Scott said members were "wasting their time," noting the President Obama's intention to veto the disapproval resolutions, and the unlikelihood that there would be enough votes to override that veto.
Speaking to TV host Ibrahim Eissa, Amer stressed the unlikelihood of floating the Egyptian pound against the dollar currently, in light of the decline of foreign exchange reserves to $16.