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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Middle French improbable, from im- +‎ probable.

AdjectiveEdit

improbable (comparative more improbable, superlative most improbable)

  1. not likely to be true
    It's highly improbable that aliens abducted you.
  2. not likely to happen
    Due to the loss of power, it is improbable that we will begin on time.

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FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From im- +‎ probable.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

improbable (plural improbables)

  1. unlikely, improbable (not likely)
    Synonym: peu probable

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AdjectiveEdit

improbable (plural improbables)

  1. improbable, unlikely
    Antonym: probable

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