Example sentences for: improbability

How can you use “improbability” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • The emotion aroused by the closure of Hong Kong's Kai Tak airport Sunday night (to be replaced by the "modernistic marvel" of the huge new airport of Chek Lap Kok) came "close to rivalling the events of a year ago," when the former British colony was restored to China, according to the SCMP . Referring to the old airport's hair-raising, rooftop-scraping approach and its environmental deficiencies, the newspaper said that "the sheer audacity and improbability of the place so perfectly captured the spirit of the city that Hong Kong will seem lost without it."

  • Dawkins reminds us that natural selection produces such creatures through a series of incremental steps that "smear out" their improbability over long periods of time.

  • These two movies, along with the incomparable Speed 2 , make up what film historians may one day deem the improbability trilogy of all time.


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