improbability improbability

Definition(s):

  • (n) the quality of being improbable

Usage(s):

  1. And when they talk to Brad, people sometimes get so excited that they produce dialogue of spectacular improbability.
  2. improbability of future career as McCain's treasury secretary of.
  3. It's the sort of improbability that is waved away in comedy plots.

News

  • Roll of the Vice

    A board game aficionado recently launched a Kickstarter campaign to create a D.C.-specific version of Risk . From the fact that everything east of the river is labeled "Anacostia" to the improbability of Columbia Heights and Chevy Chase teaming up to declare war on Tenleytown, the game has its share of flaws.
    on June 21, 2013     Source: Washington City Paper

Quotes

  1. Mr Obama said: "The sheer improbability of this victory is part of what makes D-Day so memorable. Long after our time on this Earth has passed, one word will still bring forth the pride and awe of men and women who will never meet the heroes who sit...
    on Jun 7, 2009 By: Barack Obama Source: Mirror.co.uk

  2. "The games are tough to win. And you never know. Somebody could go 1-3," Edmonton coach Craig MacTavish said. "The improbability grows a little bit with the loss tonight, but we're still a long ways away from being in the situation we were in...
    on Mar 27, 2008 By: Craig MacTavish Source: USA Today

  3. "The fact that all registered voters turned out to vote and even voted for the same candidate is a statistical improbability that points towards the conduct of fraud, anomalies and irregularities in the conduct of elections in certain clustered...
    on Jul 9, 2010 By: Mar Roxas Source: Reuters India

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