Example sentences for: improbably

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

  • The first, as many of you did, is to take the competition improbably downscale--mixing implausible amounts of sex and/or violence into the competition.

  • The divorcing Amy is marginally more believable as a woman whose life has taken a scary new turn than the unflappable single Syd ever was--Amy gets flustered; she doesn't know what to wear; her clothes don't seem designed to show off an improbably sculpted body, as Syd's do; she has no pat reasons for having left her husband; her mom, played by Tyne Daly, is pitch-perfect as the smart, confident older woman who quashes her daughter (she's a more compelling character than Syd's father, a wan veterinarian who can do no wrong); and Amy's own daughter--well, Amy's daughter is unbearable, a stereotypical know-it-all TV tyke.

  • The other, largely neglected option: Imply that the competition, as currently configured, is improbably upscale.

  • In his analysis of such improbably compelling genres as railroad schedules and balance sheets, chemical symbols and weather summaries, Tufte reprinted numerous graphic displays that epitomized the statistical draughtsman's conceptual art.

  • He even makes us take Lester's final, improbably rhapsodic moments straight.


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