Prob"a*bil*ist, n. [Cf. F. probabilists.]


One who maintains that certainty is impossible, and that probability alone is to govern our faith and actions.

2. Casuistry

One who maintains that a man may do that which has a probability of being right, or which is inculcated by teachers of authority, although other opinions may seem to him still more probable.


© Webster 1913.

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