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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 im·prob·a·ble /(ˌ)ɪmˈprɑbəbəl, ˈprɑbbəl/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Im·prob·a·ble a.  Not probable; unlikely to be true; not to be expected under the circumstances or in the usual course of events; as, an improbable story or event.
    He . . . sent to Elutherius, then bishop of Rome, an improbable letter, as some of the contents discover.   --Milton.
 -- Im*prob*a*ble*ness, n. -- Im*prob*a*bly, adv.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: not likely to be true or to occur or to have occurred;
             "legislation on the question is highly unlikely"; "an
             improbable event" [syn: unlikely] [ant: probable]
      2: having a probability to low to inspire belief [syn: unbelievable,
          unconvincing, unlikely]
      3: too improbable to admit of belief; "a tall story" [syn: marvelous,
          marvellous, tall(a)]