1. Appearance; show; sign; expression. [Obs.]
What of his heart perceive you in his face
By any likelihood he showed to-day ? --Shak.
2. Likeness; resemblance. [Obs.]
There is no likelihood between pure light and black darkness, or between righteousness and reprobation. --Sir W. Raleigh.
3. Appearance of truth or reality; probability; verisimilitude.
n : the probability of a specified outcome [syn: likeliness, odds]
[ant: unlikelihood, unlikelihood]