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Adjective: unlikely (unlikelier,unlikeliest)  ,ún'lIk-lee
  1. Having a probability too low to inspire belief
    - improbable, unbelievable, unconvincing, doubtful
  2. Not likely to be true or to occur or to have occurred
    "legislation on the question is highly unlikely";
    - improbable
  3. 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"

Derived forms: unlikeliest, unlikelier

See also: farfetched, far-fetched, imaginative, implausible, last, likelihood, likeliness, outside, remote, supposed

Antonym: likely

Encyclopedia: Unlikely