1 adj Something that is improbable is unlikely to be true or to happen.
oft it v-link ADJ that
(=unlikely) (Antonym: probable, likely)
...a highly improbable coincidence...
improbability ( improbabilities plural) n-var
...the improbability of such an outcome.
2 adj If you describe something as improbable, you mean it is strange, unusual, or ridiculous.
On the face of it, their marriage seems an improbable alliance.
improbably adv ADV adj, ADV with v, ADV with cl
The sea is an improbably pale turquoise...
Translation English Cobuild Collins Dictionary
cock-and-bull (informal) doubtful, dubious, fanciful, far-fetched, implausible, questionable, unbelievable, uncertain, unconvincing, unlikely, weak
certain, convincing, doubtless, likely, plausible, probable, reasonable
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