nonoptimal

adjective
non·​op·​ti·​mal | \ ˌnän-ˈäp-tə-məl How to pronounce nonoptimal (audio) \

Definition of nonoptimal

: not most desirable or satisfactory : not optimal a nonoptimal working environment nonoptimal solutions

First Known Use of nonoptimal

1920, in the meaning defined above

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“Nonoptimal.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/nonoptimal. Accessed 25 Sep. 2020.

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