unlikely


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Unlikely \Un*like"ly\, adv.
   In an unlikely manner.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Unlikely \Un*like"ly\, a.
   1. Not likely; improbable; not to be reasonably expected; as,
      an unlikely event; the thing you mention is very unlikely.
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   2. Not holding out a prospect of success; likely to fail;
      unpromising; as, unlikely means. --Hooker.
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   3. Not such as to inspire liking; unattractive; disagreeable.
      [Obs.] "The unlikely eld of me." --Chaucer.
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