Hindi translation of 'unlikely'
unlikely /ʌnˈlaɪkli अनˈलाइक्ली/
Word forms: unlikelier, unlikeliest
If you say that something is unlikely to happen or unlikely to be true, you believe that it will not happen or that it is not true, although you are not completely sure.
He is unlikely to arrive before Sunday.
an unlikely event/breakthrough/move/combination
an unlikely scenario/setting/source
OPPOSITESlikelyAvoiding negativesIn formal, academic writing, you need to be as clear and accurate as possible. Sometimes, it is better to avoid complicated negative constructions by using words like unlikely and unnecessary that have a negative meaning. For example, the sentence:
is simpler and clearer than:
The situation seems unlikely to change in the short term.
Try to use the antonyms in this book to learn negative words which you might be able to use to express your ideas more simply.
The situation does not seem likely to change in the short term.
2. adjective before noun
If you describe someone or something as unlikely, you mean it is surprising that they have a particular role or have done a particular thing.
Businessman Mr Trump has become an unlikely television star.
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Example Sentences Including 'unlikely'
It was unlikely Cratyn would try to use her men in battle, she reasoned.TREASON KEEP (2001)
Only to be picked up by the most unlikely person imaginable: Bilbo from the Shire!THE LORD OF THE RINGS (2004)
From what Hendrik had told him, it seemed unlikely she was involved.AMAGANSETT (2004)
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'unlikely' in Other Languages
- Arabic: غَيْرُ مُحْتَمَل
- Brazilian Portuguese: improvável
- Chinese: 不太可能的
- Croatian: malo vjerojatan malo vjerojatna
- Czech: nepravděpodobný
- Danish: usandsynlig
- Dutch: onwaarschijnlijk
- European Spanish: improbable
- Finnish: epätodennäköinen
- French: improbable
- German: unwahrscheinlich
- Greek: απίθανος απίθανη
- Italian: improbabile
- Japanese: ありそうもない
- Korean: 있을 법하지 않은
- Norwegian: usannsynlig
- Polish: nieprawdopodobny nieprawdopodobna
- Portuguese: improvável
- Romanian: improbabil improbabilă, improbabili, improbabile
- Russian: маловероятный маловероятная
- Spanish: improbable
- Swedish: osannolik osannolikt
- Thai: ไม่น่าจะเกิดขึ้น
- Turkish: olasılık dışı
- Ukrainian: малоймовірний
- Vietnamese: không chắc sẽ xảy ra
Translation of unlikely from the Collins English to Hindi Dictionary