1 not likely to be true or to occur or to have occurred; "legislation on the question is highly unlikely"; "an improbable event" [syn: unlikely] [ant: probable]
- Not likely to be true.
- It's highly improbable that aliens abducted you.
- Not likely to happen.
- Due to the loss of power, it is improbable that we will begin on time.
not likely to be true
- Czech: nepravděpodobný
Translations to be checked
- Catalan: improbable
- Finnish: epätodennäköinen (1,2)
- French: improbable
- Italian: improbabile
- Spanish: improbable
absurd, crazy, distant, doubtable, doubtful, dubious, dubitable, extraordinary, fanciful, farfetched, fishy, flimsy, forced, hard to believe, hardly possible, implausible, impossible, inconceivable, incredible, insane, ludicrous, mad, more than doubtful, more than expected, out-of-the-way, past expectation, peculiar, questionable, quite another thing, remote, ridiculous, something else again, strained, strange, sudden, thin, unannounced, unanticipated, unbelievable, unconvincing, undivined, unexpected, unforeseeable, unforeseen, unguessed, unheralded, unhoped for, unlikely, unpredictable, unpredicted, unprepared for, unpromising, unrealistic, unsubstantial, unthinkable, weak, weird, wild, without warning