Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- In biology, concerning or pertaining to a suboptimum.
- adj. Less than optimal.
- sub- + optimal. (Wiktionary)
“So, no matter what compensation scheme is planned (except for slavery), doctors who want to maximize their revenues while minimizing work hours can always find a way to do so that will result in suboptimal outcomes for patients and payors.”
“You can disagree with me, but don't act as if I have not already pointed out several reasons why being suboptimal is not an excuse to outlaw something.”
“What one needs to explain suboptimal design is a reason.”
“I don't think that it is "suboptimal" for someone to live off his nest egg rather than buying an annuity.”
“A system that mostly offers what Arianna Huffington calls "suboptimal" compromises, hardly real solutions, invites stalemates that breed extremes.”
“I always get a kick out of the 'suboptimal' arguments.”
“Friedman put it, America is only able to produce 'suboptimal”
“Linus expanded on the statement, "evolution often does odd (and 'suboptimal') things exactly because it does incremental changes that DO NOT BREAK at any point.”
“This disturbing and destructive state of affairs has created a country that is, in the words of Tom Friedman, "only able to produce 'suboptimal' responses to its biggest problems.”
“Earlier this year, he called the funds 'performance "suboptimal" and said improving them would be a "major focus.”
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