Translation of improbable in Spanish:

improbable

improbable, adj.

Pronunciation /ɪmˈprɑbəb(ə)l//ɪmˈprɒbəb(ə)l/

adjective

  • 1

    (unlikely)
    improbable
    poco probable
    it is highly improbable that they will survive es muy improbable / poco probable que sobrevivan
    • And yet, improbable as it had seemed for most of the afternoon, they won.
    • These are sitcom characters whose emotional states swing instantly to match the twists and turns of a wholly improbable plot.
    • Before we knew it, we were celebrating one of the greatest and most improbable victories of all time.
    • There was nothing inherently or apparently improbable or unbelievable about the story given by the Colleys.
    • She is a most improbable superstar, this small, talkative, unshowy, and resoundingly English mother of two.
    • On any view it seems highly improbable that these funds represent legitimate taxed earnings.
    • My mind raced through one improbable scenario after the next.
    • The proposition is that everything is possible - no matter how improbable, if you devise the correct marketing strategy.
    • A mere year ago this outcome would have been considered wildly improbable.
    • No matter how improbable it may seem to you in this terrible time, someday you will laugh again.
    • The most improbable of explanations were routinely passed off as worthy of serious consideration.
    • Such constant failure is puzzling, not to mention statistically improbable.
    • That's an area where it seems improbable to go that fast because it's so congested.
    • What follows in the film is one improbable set-up after another, until it ends with the most ludicrous ending ever.
    • Well, it's a theory, an improbable one, but harmless fun to contemplate.
    • As improbable as it may sound, even the construction business is turning to outsourcing.
    • They don't even seem to be bothered that many of their stories contradict one another or are highly improbable.
    • Absurd and improbable it may be, but the government is unlikely to worry about lack of majority support.
    • No flight of fancy was too improbable, no wild accusation too unlikely.
    • I personally do not find the idea inherently improbable.
  • 2

    (implausible)
    (name/story) inverosímil
    • I have a neat piece of software with the improbable name of Delicious Library.
    • The trainer of the Queen's pigeons, an East Anglian with the improbable name of Carlo Napolitano, was at Sun City.
    • They and their two children live nearby in a crazy, book-filled house at the furthest end of an improbable road.
    • Going for gold in the ‘most improbable name for a PR bunny’ event is exotic Tiggy Tonks.
    • And they can all wear entirely improbable costumes and still look good.
    • A chap by the improbable name of Monty Nebinger emails to offer his services.