Definitions

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  • adv. In a manner not to be approved of; improperly.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adv. Improbably.
  • adv. In a manner not to be approved of; improperly.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In a manner not to be approved of; improperly.
  • Improbably.

Etymologies

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un- + Latin probabilis approvable, from probare to approve. Compare probable.

Examples

  • As he walked from the attorney's office to his club he bethought himself that that might not unprobably be the necessary termination of his career.

    Can You Forgive Her?

  • So, let’s see now how Clinton obviously and her supporters, or Obama unprobably and his supporters, will support the nominee choosed on this base.

    Dean Urges Superdelegates to Commit - The Caucus Blog - NYTimes.com

  • As he walked from the attorney’s office to his club he bethought himself that that might not unprobably be the necessary termination of his career.

    Can you forgive her?

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