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
Recent Examples of improbable from the Web
Chris Solari, Detroit Free Press Bryn Forbes’ improbable professional future continues to look brighter.
These connectivity efforts range from the small-but-practical to the big-and-wildly-improbable.
The satnav had deposited me in someone’s driveway, which, by that point, didn’t seem like an improbable place for a restaurant.
ESPN analyst Fran Fraschilla, who covered Jordan’s improbable run with last-place Milwaukee to the Horizon League championship game, has likened him to an NBA lottery pick.
An offbeat choice, but everything about Abel Ferrara is offbeat, improbable, untamable, and legend-obscured.
The improbable shot gave Thomas his third birdie of the day.
Torbjorn Tornqvist and Team Artemis Racing’s improbable bid to upset America’s Cup defender Oracle Team USA came to an end on Monday.
The Cavs managed to stave off elimination once in this series with a 137-116 win in Game 4 at home but couldn’t pull off another improbable comeback this year.
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Origin and Etymology of improbable
Middle French or Latin; Middle French, from Latin improbabilis, from in- + probabilis probable
First Known Use: 1598See Words from the same year
IMPROBABLE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of improbable for English Language Learners
: not probable : not likely to be true or to happen
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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