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Synonyms for unlikely

Synonyms for unlikely

Synonyms for unlikely

not likely to be true or to occur or to have occurred


has little chance of being the case or coming about


having a probability too low to inspire belief

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A case can be made that the unlikeliest performances are the longest games pitched in major league history, by Joe Oeschger, Leon Cadore, Jack Coombs, and Joe Harris.
The unlikeliest of heroes in the unlikeliest of victories struggled more than most to process quite how he came to be holding aloft the Hopetoun Cup in Edinburgh on Saturday.
18 (ANI): Prince Charles's personal whisky blend has emerged as the most popular drinks among Russia's new elite, making the future king as Scotland's unlikeliest whisky exporter.
SEVILLE brought Real Madrid to their knees on Sunday and Hills and Paddy Power have shortened them to 10-1 to produce the unlikeliest of La Liga triumphs.
Yes, it''s a barmy premise and it gets barmier, all the way to the unlikeliest ending on the planet.
Summary: Andy Murray drew the inspiration to beat Simone Bolelli in the Madrid Open from the unlikeliest of places - rival Rafael Nadal.
The humour supposedly comes in the second half of the book when Jonno tests these nicknames on the unlikeliest of people.
SECRET SUPPERS: ROGUE CHEFS & UNDERGROUND RESTAURANT IN WAREHOUSES, TOWNHOUSES, OPEN FIELDS & EVERYWHERE IN BETWEEN visits ten 'outlaw' eateries across the country, blending storytelling with portraits of rogue chefs who entertain in the unlikeliest of situations, throwing dinner parties, cooking topless, and running underground restaurants out of lofts and countryside alike.
The simple, stark drawings complement this minimalist-style story about unexpected change for the better in the unlikeliest of people.
I personally thought Salma Bala's tale was a tiny reminder that sometimes little insights can be gleaned from the unlikeliest of circumstances as opposed to Ms/Mr Tea who apparently saw elitism.
A race to Berlin ensues, and Sharon receives help from the unlikeliest of sources, Russian soldier Jr.
The Airmen and the Headhunters: A True Story of Lost Soldiers, Heroic Tribesmen and the Unlikeliest Rescue of the War, by Judith M.
What's more, the "will theys" come in the most unlikeliest of forms.
The mitumba trade, as it is known, is a free-trade success story in the unlikeliest of places.
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