improbable

Part of speech: adverb

Improbably.

Part of speech: noun

IMPROBABILITY.

Part of speech: adjective

Not likely to be true or to happen.

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Usage examples "improbable":

  1. Georgie, perhaps a little dashed by Mary Lou's recently acquired state, told Susan in a significant aside, as a doctor's wife, that it was very improbable that Mary Lou, at her age, would have children; " seems such a pity!" - "Saturday's Child", Kathleen Norris.
  2. Instantly the scene becomes improbable for those people- and they are many. - "Dramatic Technique", George Pierce Baker.
  3. Without realism in plot or language, and dealing always with what is unusual, improbable, and removed from the present, they made little effort to catch the interest of the average audience or to excite an interest common to ordinary experience. - "Tragedy", Ashley H. Thorndike.