Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913 + 1828)


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Possibility (Page: 1118)

Pos`si*bil"i*ty (?), n.; pl. Possibilities (#). [F. possibilité, 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.