improbably

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to navigation Jump to search

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

improbable +‎ -ly

Adverb[edit]

improbably (comparative more improbably, superlative most improbably)

  1. In an improbable manner; without probability.
    • 2012, William Matthews, The Tragedy of Arthur[1], University of California Press, page 68:
      [] and two enormous Scottish poems, the Buik of Alexander, which has been improbably ascribed to Barbour, and Sir Gilbert Hay's Buik of Alexander the Conquerour; one nearly complete Prose Life of Alexander and fragments of four others; a stanzaic translation of the Fuerres de Gadres which survives only in a fragment, the Romance of Cassamus, and three separate translations of the Secreta Secretorum.

Antonyms[edit]

Translations[edit]

References[edit]

  • improbably in The Century Dictionary, The Century Co., New York, 1911