Pos`si*bil"i*ty (?), n.; pl. Possibilities (#). [F. possibilit'e, L. possibilitas.]

1.

The quality or state of being possible; the power of happening, being, or existing.

"All possibility of error." Hooker. "Latent possibilities of excellence."

Johnson.

2.

That which is possible; a contingency; a thing or event that may not happen; a contingent interest, as in real or personal estate.

South. Burrill.

 

© Webster 1913.

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