nonideal

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

Definition of nonideal

  1. :  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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