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Improbable vs. Unlikely

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Improbableadjective

Not likely to be true.

‘It's highly improbable that aliens abducted you.’;

Unlikelyadjective

Not likely; improbable; not to be reasonably expected.

‘It's very unlikely that you'll be able to walk perfectly after being in a cast for six months.’; ‘In the highly unlikely event of landing in water, lifejackets are stored under the seat.’;

Improbableadjective

Not likely to happen.

‘Due to the loss of power, it is improbable that we will begin on time.’;

Unlikelyadjective

Not holding out a prospect of success; likely to fail; unpromising.

‘unlikely means’;

Improbableadjective

Not probable; unlikely to be true; not to be expected under the circumstances or in the usual course of events; as, an improbable story or event.

‘He . . . sent to Elutherius, then bishop of Rome, an improbable letter, as some of the contents discover.’;

Unlikelyadverb

In an improbable manner.

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Improbableadjective

not likely to be true or to occur or to have occurred;

‘legislation on the question is highly unlikely’; ‘an improbable event’;

Unlikelynoun

Something or somebody considered unlikely.

Improbableadjective

having a probability to low to inspire belief

Unlikelyadjective

Not likely; improbable; not to be reasonably expected; as, an unlikely event; the thing you mention is very unlikely.

Improbableadjective

too improbable to admit of belief;

‘a tall story’;

Unlikelyadjective

Not holding out a prospect of success; likely to fail; unpromising; as, unlikely means.

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Unlikelyadjective

Not such as to inspire liking; unattractive; disagreeable.

Unlikelyadverb

In an unlikely manner.

Unlikelyadjective

not likely to be true or to occur or to have occurred;

‘legislation on the question is highly unlikely’; ‘an improbable event’;

Unlikelyadjective

has little chance of being the case or coming about;

‘an unlikely story’; ‘an unlikely candidate for reelection’; ‘a butcher is unlikely to preach vegetarianism’;

Unlikelyadjective

having a probability to low to inspire belief

Unlikely

Unlikely is the second album by Brazilian stoner rock band Far from Alaska, released on 4 August 2017. It was recorded in the United States, produced by Sylvia Massy and financed via a crowdfunding campaign.

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