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From un- + Latin probabilis (approvable), from probare (to approve). Compare probable.


unprobably (comparative more unprobably, superlative most unprobably)

  1. (obsolete, rare) In a manner not to be approved of; improperly.
    • 1721, John Strype, Ecclesiastical Memorials
      To diminish, by the authority of wise and knowing men, things unjustly and unprobably crept in.
  2. (obsolete) improbably

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for unprobably in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)