Simple Definition of improbable
: not probable : not likely to be true or to happen
Examples of improbable in a sentence
The team made an improbable comeback.
<it seems improbable that the two writers never met since they traveled in the same social circles>
Origin and Etymology of improbable
Middle French or Latin; Middle French, from Latin improbabilis, from in- + probabilis probable
First Known Use: 1598
IMPROBABLE Defined for Kids
Definition of improbable for Students
: not likely : not probable <improbable stories>
improbably\-blē\ adverb <an improbably happy ending>
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