far from ideal

Definition of far from ideal

  1. :  not at all good The conditions were far from ideal.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  at or to a considerable distance in space

    :  to a great extent :  much

    :  by a broad interval :  widely

  1. :  remote in space

    :  distinctly different in quality or relationship

    :  remote in time

  1. :  existing as an archetypal idea

    :  existing as a mental image or in fancy or imagination only

    :  lacking practicality

  1. :  a standard of perfection, beauty, or excellence

    :  one regarded as exemplifying an ideal and often taken as a model for imitation

    :  an ultimate object or aim of endeavor :  goal

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