Like"li*hood (?), n. [Likely + -hood.]

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.

Tennyson.

 

© Webster 1913.

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