What is the opposite of likely?

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Adjective
Opposite of having a greater-than-even chance of occurring
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Adjective
(of someone or something) Opposite of aesthetically pleasing to view or look at
Adjective
(in reference to a "story", sarcastic) Opposite of implausible or dishonest in nature
Adjective
Opposite of displaying what is likely to develop in a desirable or successful way
“All he has shown thus far is that he will be a questionable asset to this company.”
Adjective
Opposite of likely to happen at a future date
Adjective
Opposite of apparently true, but not necessarily
Adjective
Opposite of able to be predicted
Adjective
Opposite of inclined to a type of behavior
Adjective
Opposite of likely to do or to be something
Adjective
Opposite of having a tendency to do something
Adjective
Opposite of hoping to become
Adjective
Opposite of able to be derived, deducible
Adjective
(of a person) Opposite of destined to hold a specified position
“The wife of the former president would reminisce fondly of the good old days when she was revered as the first lady.”
Adjective
Opposite of having reached a (usually extreme) condition as to be on the verge of having a given event transpire
“He was caught quite unprepared for the Fifth Crusade, thinking that the truce would not be violated.”
Adjective
Opposite of capable or deserving to be admitted, accepted or allowed
Adjective
Opposite of seemingly well-reasoned, plausible or true, but actually fallacious
Adjective
Opposite of characterized by or capable of clear, sound reasoning
“No rational person would think of something so illogical as a car made entirely out of stone.”
Adjective
Opposite of characteristic of a particular person or thing
“He crossed the room and threw his arms around his twin in an uncharacteristic display of affection.”
Adverb
Opposite of in all probability
Adverb
Opposite of perhaps that is true (expressing no commitment to a decision or a neutral viewpoint to a statement)
“In retrospect, the job was definitely the best thing that happened to me!”
Adverb
Opposite of in all likelihood
“The assignment has to be completed today. You can not just leave it for tomorrow.”
Adverb
Opposite of adverb for having similar characteristics to another person or thing
“We do not share any beliefs or opinions because we have dissimilar minds.”
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