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Synonyms for unlikely

Synonyms for (adjective) unlikely

Synonyms: unlikely Definition: has little chance of being the case or coming about Usage: an unlikely story; an unlikely candidate for reelection; a butcher is unlikely to preach vegetarianism

Similar words: implausible, farfetched Definition: highly imaginative but unlikely Usage: a farfetched excuse; an implausible explanation

Similar words: last Definition: most unlikely or unsuitable Usage: the last person we would have suspected; the last man they would have chosen for the job

Similar words: remote, outside Definition: very unlikely Usage: an outside chance; a remote possibility; a remote contingency

Synonyms: improbable, unlikely Definition: not likely to be true or to occur or to have occurred Usage: legislation on the question is highly unlikely; an improbable event

Similar words: supposed Definition: mistakenly believed Usage: the supposed existence of ghosts

Synonyms: improbable, unbelievable, unconvincing, unlikely Definition: having a probability too low to inspire belief

Similar words: implausible Definition: having a quality that provokes disbelief Usage: gave the teacher an implausible excuse