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.