far from ideal

idiom

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

Examples of far from ideal in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Roughly 11 megabits of bandwidth is usable but far from ideal. PCMAG, 22 Jan. 2024 Ackman, whose fortune is now estimated at $2.4 billion by the Bloomberg Billionaires Index, said the timing was far from ideal. Pierre Paulden, Fortune, 13 Dec. 2023 Yet the conditions for many controllers are far from ideal. Sydney Ember, New York Times, 2 Dec. 2023 The timing of the controversial decision to effectively put TweetDeck behind a paywall is far from ideal. Faustine Ngila, Quartz, 4 July 2023 Last year’s coaching setup was far from ideal, particularly for an offense trying to find its identity and groom a young quarterback. Ben Volin, BostonGlobe.com, 16 June 2023 On the one hand, the standalone crypto wallet aspires to be that bridge to the blockchain, just as the browser was to the web, but most wallet user experiences are far from ideal for mainstream consumers. William Mougayar, Fortune Crypto, 28 May 2023 That would be far from ideal for a team well-aware of the Warriors’ capabilities. Connor Letourneau, San Francisco Chronicle, 11 May 2023 The arena was never intended to be a permanent solution and is far from ideal for homeless clients. Emily Goodykoontz, Anchorage Daily News, 19 Apr. 2023 See More

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“Far from ideal.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/far%20from%20ideal. Accessed 23 Feb. 2024.

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