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unlikely meaning

EN[ʌnˈlaɪkli]
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    Definition of unlikely in English Dictionary

  • NounPLunlikeliesPREun-
    1. Something or somebody considered unlikely.
    2. AdjectiveCOMunlikelierCOMmore unlikelySUPunlikeliestSUPmost unlikely
      1. Not likely; improbable; not to be reasonably expected.
        1. It's very unlikely that you'll be able to walk perfectly after being in a cast for six months.
      2. Not holding out a prospect of success; likely to fail; unpromising.
        1. unlikely means
    3. AdverbCOMunlikelierCOMmore unlikelySUPunlikeliestSUPmost unlikely
      1. In an improbable manner.
      2. More Examples
        1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
          • In the unlikely event of losing Pascal's Wager, I intend to saunter in to Judgement Day with a bookshelf full of grievances, a flaming sword of my own devising, and a serious attitude problem.
          • Yet another seriously under-par performance is unlikely to provide any real answers to their remarkable plummet in form - but it proves they can at least churn out a much-needed result.
          • It is unlikely to get monospermic embryos in blastocyst stage.
      • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
        1. Adjectives
          • Adverbs
            • Morphemes
              • Prefixes
                • Words by prefix
                  • Words prefixed with un-
              • Nouns
                • Countable nouns

              Other Vocabulary

              Look-Alike Words
              1. en unlively
              2. en untimely
              3. en unwisely
              4. en unlikes
              5. en unliked
              Source: Wiktionary

              Meaning of unlikely for the defined word.

              Grammatically, this word "unlikely" is an adjective. It's also an adverb. It's also a morpheme, more specifically, a prefixe. It's also a noun, more specifically, a countable noun.
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