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  • as indark horse
  • as inimpossibility

synonyms for unlikelihood

  • also-ran
  • long shot
  • sleeper
  • underdog
  • hundred-to-one shot
  • improbability
  • little chance
  • little opportunity
  • outside chance
  • outside shot
  • poor bet
  • poor lookout
  • poor possibility
  • poor prognosis
  • poor prospect
  • slim chance
  • small chance
  • stalking horse
  • unexpected winner
  • unknown
  • unknown quantity
  • unlikely winner
  • upsetter
  • futility
  • contrariety
  • difficulty
  • failure
  • impracticability
  • impracticality
  • unfeasibility
  • unattainability
  • unreasonableness
  • unworkability
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How to use unlikelihood in a sentence

This brings us to the difficult point of the degree or kind of unlikelihood one may risk in such a story.
LITERATURE IN THE ELEMENTARY SCHOOLPORTER LANDER MACCLINTOCK
And if the young man's manner had not suggested the unlikelihood of his return, a hint to that effect was conveyed by his clothes.
THE DIVINE FIREMAY SINCLAIR
But it is none the less worth while to consider how the unlikelihood can be made to approach most nearly to a certainty.
BEFORE THE WARVISCOUNT RICHARD BURTON HALDANE
It was in vain that they pointed out that there had been no pursuit thus far, and the unlikelihood of there being one.
THE RED ACORNJOHN MCELROY
Nicky was crowning his unlikelihood by refraining from the slightest allusion to the event.
THE CREATORSMAY SINCLAIR
He didn't puzzle on the extreme unlikelihood of a doe halting in her flight from a cougar.
THE VOICE OF THE PACKEDISON MARSHALL
The priori likelihood or unlikelihood of a Kelt-iberic mixture.
THE ETHNOLOGY OF EUROPEROBERT GORDON LATHAM
And when she realized the unlikelihood of any opportunity for satisfaction, she was exasperated to the limit of self-control.
THE CONTINENTAL DRAGOONROBERT NEILSON STEPHENS
The more so when one considers the extreme unlikelihood of the same being made tolerable in colour at Berlin.
ARTS AND CRAFTS ESSAYSVARIOUS
The scene on which we have just been gazing will show us the utter unlikelihood of such a supposition.
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