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Improbable

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Impro'bable. adj. [improbable, Fr. improbabilis, Lat. in and probable.] Unlikely; incredible.

This account of party-patches will appear improbable to those who live at a distance from the fashionable world. Addis.

Sources: Addison, Joseph (408)

Attributes: Adjective (426) · Latin (690)

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Cite this page: Johnson, Samuel. "Improbable." A Dictionary of the English Language: A Digital Edition of the 1755 Classic by Samuel Johnson. Edited by Brandi Besalke. Last modified: April 15, 2014. http://johnsonsdictionaryonline.com/?p=9475.


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