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synonyms for suboptimal

  • substandard
  • insignificant
  • minimal
  • negligible
  • paltry
  • piddling
  • trifling
  • trivial
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antonyms for suboptimal

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  • excellent
  • flawless
  • highest
  • ideal
  • optimal
  • superlative
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Most of us likely have long-running loyalties to certain brands that we know fit our bodies just right, and most of those nontechnical brands make their jeans or trousers from cotton or similarly suboptimal materials.
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