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1. possibility

noun. ['ˌpɑːsəˈbɪləˌtiː'] a future prospect or potential.

Synonyms

  • expectation
  • prospect

Antonyms

  • impotence
  • impotency
  • existent

Etymology

  • possibilitee (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • possibilite (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

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Words that Rhyme with Possibility

  • comprehensibility
  • overwhelmability
  • irresponsibility
  • responsibility
  • inaccessibility
  • susceptibility
  • deductibility
  • compatibility
  • combinability
  • acceptability
  • palatability
  • invisibility
  • flexibility
  • electability
  • applicability
  • affordability
  • admissibility
  • adaptability
  • reliability
  • probability
  • malleability
  • irritability
  • availability
  • volatility
  • versatility
  • legibility
  • feasibility
  • capability
  • amiability
  • viability

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A common misspelling of possibility is possiblity

Example sentences of the word possibility


1. Noun, singular or mass
Students can speculate about the possibility of life on other planets based on these factors as well.

Quotes containing the word possibility


1. It's the possibility of having a dream come true that makes life interesting.
- Paulo Coelho, The Alchemist

2. Albert Camus, a great humanist and existentialist voice, pointed out that to commit to a just cause with no hope of success is absurd. But then, he also noted that not committing to a just cause is equally absurd. But only one choice offers the possibility for dignity. And dignity matters. Dignity matters.
- David Simon

3. A performance art piece is unprecedented. It is difficult to censor since it has a good possibility of never being done before.
- Jack Bowman

2. possibility

noun. ['ˌpɑːsəˈbɪləˌtiː'] capability of existing or happening or being true.

Synonyms

  • attainableness
  • potentiality
  • conceivableness
  • potency
  • beingness
  • potential
  • opportunity
  • impossible
  • attainability
  • existence
  • achievability
  • being
  • possible
  • possibleness
  • conceivability

Antonyms

  • impossibility
  • nonexistence
  • possible
  • nonbeing

Etymology

  • possibilitee (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • possibilite (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

3. possibility

noun. ['ˌpɑːsəˈbɪləˌtiː'] a tentative insight into the natural world; a concept that is not yet verified but that if true would explain certain facts or phenomena.

Synonyms

  • theory
  • supposition
  • historicism
  • hypothesis
  • conception
  • model
  • theoretical account
  • supposal
  • concept
  • gemmule
  • framework
  • speculation
  • conjecture
  • construct
  • assumption

Antonyms

  • capable
  • incapability
  • potent
  • powerlessness

Etymology

  • possibilitee (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • possibilite (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

4. possibility

noun. ['ˌpɑːsəˈbɪləˌtiː'] a possible alternative.

Synonyms

  • choice
  • option
  • alternative
  • possible action
  • opening

Antonyms

  • incapable
  • inaptitude
  • perfectibility
  • imperfectibility

Etymology

  • possibilitee (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • possibilite (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
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