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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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(That narrows it down to less than 10 percent of the starting pitcher performances in the post-1914 database in Baseball-Reference.com's Play Index.) I also think the unlikeliest performances are one-of-a-kind, in that the pitcher never had another game remotely as good.
One of Test rugby's unlikeliest rivalries will be renewed at Aviva Stadium today and in keeping with previous meetings, the stakes are high.
Once in the hour between the storm and my mother's dying voice, I held my breath in the unlikeliest of dreams, the absent syllables clustered like marbles in my mouth.
David Choe could be the unlikeliest of all the millionaires and billionaires who will be minted by the social network's flotation this year.
This Lebanese blogger has found it in the unlikeliest place from the unlikeliest person: a politician on Twitter!
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.
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.