Un*like"ly, a.

1.

Not likely; improbable; not to be reasonably expected; as, an unlikely event; the thing you mention is very unlikely.

2.

Not holding out a prospect of success; likely to fail; unpromising; as, unlikely means.

Hooker.

3.

Not such as to inspire liking; unattractive; disagreeable.

[Obs.] "The unlikely eld of me."

Chaucer.

 

© Webster 1913.


Un*like"ly, adv.

In an unlikely manner.

 

© Webster 1913.

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