unlikely

Definitions of unlikely
  1. adjective
    not likely to be true or to occur or to have occurred
    “legislation on the question is highly unlikely
    synonyms: improbable
    supposed
    mistakenly believed
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    Antonyms:
    likely, probable
    likely but not certain to be or become true or real
    equiprobable
    equally probable
    presumptive
    having a reasonable basis for belief or acceptance
    verisimilar
    appearing to be true or real
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  2. adjective
    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”
    Synonyms:
    farfetched, implausible
    highly imaginative but unlikely
    last
    most unlikely or unsuitable
    outside, remote
    very unlikely
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    Antonyms:
    likely
    has a good chance of being the case or of coming about
    apt, liable
    at risk of or subject to experiencing something usually unpleasant
    probable
    apparently destined
    promising
    showing possibility of achievement or excellence
    possible
    capable of happening or existing
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  3. adjective
    having a probability too low to inspire belief
    synonyms: improbable, unbelievable, unconvincing
    implausible
    having a quality that provokes disbelief
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