Like"li*hood (?), n. [Likely + -hood.]
Appearance; show; sign; expression.
What of his heart perceive you in his face
By any likelihood he showed to-day ?
There is no likelihood between pure light and black darkness, or between righteousness and reprobation.
Sir W. Raleigh.
Appearance of truth or reality; probability; verisimilitude.
© Webster 1913.