- adv. with considerable certainty; without much doubt
“The weight-driven clock, perhaps the most re - markable of all medieval inventions, appeared, it is believed, towards the end of the thirteenth century having in all probability evolved from a long line of astronomical models.”
“We may recall that our former study of allopsychic delusions proved that a large proportion of delusions concerning the environment were in all probability not essentially derived from the environment.”
“Despite Hollywood's propensity for casting extraterrestrials as little green men, astrobiologists and science buffs all agreed that given the sheer numbers and adaptability of earth's insects, extraterrestrial life would in all probability be buglike if it were ever discovered.”
“Jellicoe signaled Warrender and Beatty the exact location of the Scarborough-Whitby gap, saying, “Enemy will in all probability come out there.””
“The idea of calling Robinson Crusoe an allegory was in all probability an after-thought, perhaps suggested by a derisive parody which had appeared, entitled The life and strange surprising adventures of Daniel de Foe, of London, Hosier, who lived all alone in the uninhabited island of Great Britain, and so forth.”
“Bearing in mind that his was a predominantly infantry formation, the Commander was aware - and devoutly hoped - that in all probability he would be called upon to hold inherently defensible ground - the sort in which infantry could be deployed on reverse slopes overlooking a natural or artificial obstacle, and where tanks could manoeuvre and fire from a variety of hull-down positions covering the infantry locations and obstacle.”
“I then told him that we had asked the French to draft a reply, and that it would then be considered by the Allies, and in all probability an identic note would be presented in answer to the”
“These figures were later to be amended and then reamended and in all probability the exact losses on both sides will never be known.”
“And as Walter Birks and R.A. Gilbert sagely point out in their The Treasure of Montségur 1987, too much emphasis has been placed on their putative theology when in all probability it was their lifestyle that was the attraction12.”
“When he reaches twenty years of commissioned service, this superior gentleman, who should have demonstrated to the satisfaction of all concerned his merit as a leader and a hero, will be unceremoniously booted out to make room for a nonflying ROTC second lieutenant who will in all probability accept a commission in the regular force, play with it for a couple of years and then resign.”
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