nonideal

adjective non·ide·al \ ˌnän-ī-ˈdē(-ə)l , -ˈī-ˌdē(-ə)l \

Definition of nonideal

: not ideal; especially : not exactly right for a particular purpose, situation, or person
  • nonideal circumstances

nonideally

adverb

First Known Use of nonideal

1819

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