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

 un·like·ly /-ˈlaɪkli/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Un·like·ly, a.
 1. Not likely; improbable; not to be reasonably expected; as, an unlikely event; the thing you mention is very unlikely.
 2. Not holding out a prospect of success; likely to fail; unpromising; as, unlikely means.
 3. Not such as to inspire liking; unattractive; disagreeable. [Obs.] “The unlikely eld of me.”

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Un·like·ly, adv. In an unlikely manner.

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: improbable] [ant: probable]
      2: has little chance of being the case or coming about; "an
         unlikely story"; "an unlikely candidate for reelection";
         "a butcher is unlikely to preach vegetarianism" [ant: likely]
      3: having a probability to low to inspire belief [syn: improbable,
          unbelievable, unconvincing]