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unlikelihood

[uhn-lahyk-lee-hoo d] /ʌnˈlaɪk liˌhʊd/
noun
1.
the state of being unlikely; improbability.
Origin
1475-1485
1475-85; unlikely + -hood
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  • Nothing proves the unlikelihood of reforming the faculty unions more than their refusal to address the contingent faculty crisis.
  • Even a cursory glance at the available evidence points to the unlikelihood of such a scene.
  • But the film never gets past the unlikelihood that its characters have much chance of living happily ever after.
  • Many employees never challenge decisions made at the facility level because they are discouraged by the unlikelihood of success.
  • The site is currently a political unlikelihood for the storage.

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