im·prob·a·ble /(ˌ)ɪmˈprɑbəbəl, ˈprɑbbəl/
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.
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,
3: too improbable to admit of belief; "a tall story" [syn: marvelous,