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Synonyms for improbable
ɪmˈprɒb ə bəlim·prob·a·ble

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English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. improbable

    Synonyms:
    doubtful, dubious, unimaginable, unlikely

    Antonyms:
    apparent, likely, presumable, probable, seeming

Princeton's WordNet

  1. improbable, unlikelyadjective

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

    "legislation on the question is highly unlikely"; "an improbable event"

    Synonyms:
    marvelous, tall(a), unbelievable, unconvincing, unlikely, marvellous

    Antonyms:
    likely, verisimilar, presumptive, believable, credible, probable, plausible, equiprobable

  2. improbable, unbelievable, unconvincing, unlikelyadjective

    having a probability too low to inspire belief

    Synonyms:
    unbelievable, marvellous, tall(a), incredible, flimsy, unlikely, marvelous, unconvincing

    Antonyms:
    equiprobable, plausible, probable, presumptive, believable, credible, verisimilar, likely

  3. improbable, marvelous, marvellous, tall(a)adjective

    too improbable to admit of belief

    "a tall story"

    Antonyms:
    likely, believable, verisimilar, plausible, probable, credible, equiprobable, presumptive

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. improbableadjective

    Synonyms:
    unlikely, not probable

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "improbable":

    unlikely, implausible

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Words popularity by usage frequency

rankingword
#5642incredible
#7056unlikely
#15392unbelievable
#19151marvelous
#20066doubtful
#23071dubious
#27240improbable
#29587marvellous
#44059flimsy
#46658unimaginable
#56915implausible
#74245unconvincing

How to use improbable in a sentence?

  1. Cory Remsburg:

    Taking on a challenge that probably was viewed by some as improbable, this was going to be both physically hard, and would make me 'e tougher mentally as well, sharing that with other veterans was very rewarding. We were all there with stories to talk about.

  2. Barack Obama:

    My parents shared not only an improbable love, they shared an abiding faith in the possibilities of this nation. They would give me an African name, Barack, or blessed, believing that in a tolerant America your name is no barrier to success.

  3. Conan Doyle:

    ...when you have eliminated the impossible, whatever remains, however improbable, must be the truth.

  4. William Barr:

    Because frankly, I think it's highly improbable, and second, if in fact he sort of stood over scores of boxes, not really knowing what was in them and said' I hereby declassify everything in here,' that would be such an abuse and that shows such recklessness, it's almost worse than taking the documents.

  5. Leon Cizelj:

    Random shelling can not really destroy this, it would be really improbable.


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