likeliness likeliness

Definition(s):

  • (n) the probability of a specified outcome

Usage(s):

  • Who the hell tries to raise a firestorm while we're dealing with a hostage situation abroad that could in all likeliness result in an american death and a traumatized nation in the .

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Quotes

  1. "I don't have any data," said co-founder Sergey Brin. "But we've seen a substantial increase in the likeliness of people clicking on an ad with a Google Checkout badge."
    on Jan 31, 2007 By: Sergey Brin Source: Forbes

  2. "There is a high probability, a likeliness, that if we incorporate the GDP projections, there is a good chance of a downward revision" to oil demand estimates, IEA Executive Director Nobuo Tanaka said in an interview with Bloomberg Television....
    on Apr 2, 2009 By: Nobuo Tanaka Source: Houston Chronicle

  3. Sir Fred said: "We would like to get the deal done as quickly as possible but the likeliness is the Dutch court will give its decision in about a month."
    on Jun 5, 2007 By: Fred Goodwin Source: Telegraph.co.uk

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