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PROBABILITY

Assent of the mind to something with an intellectual motive that is short of convincing evidence, and with accompanying fear in the will that the opposite may be true. A state of mind often identified with having an opinion but not a firm conviction.

All items in this dictionary are from Fr. John Hardon's Modern Catholic Dictionary, © Eternal Life. Used with permission.

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