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  • n. improbability

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The want of likelihood; improbability.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Want of likelihood; improbability.


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  • "But consider, Chiffie, the dislikelihood of her pleasing," said the noble courtier.

    Peveril of the Peak

  • “But consider, Chiffie, the dislikelihood of her pleasing,” said the noble courtier. — “What! old Rowley, with his wit, and love of wit — his wildness, and love of wildness — he form a league with a silly, scrupulous, unidea’d Puritan! —

    Peveril of the Peak


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