Probabilist Prob"a*bil*ist, n. [Cf. F. probabiliste.] [1913 Webster] 1. One who maintains that certainty is impossible, and that probability alone is to govern our faith and actions. [1913 Webster]

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. [1913 Webster]

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