non-optimal solution

non-optimal solution

(Or "sub-optimal solution") An astoundingly stupid way to do something. This term is generally used in deadpan sarcasm, as its impact is greatest when the person speaking looks completely serious.

See also Bad Thing.
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There is no room for a non-optimal solution in our energy framework", said Prime Minister Abbasi while chairing a meeting on the energy sector.
Chairing a meeting on energy sector here at the PM Office, he said, 'There is no room for non-optimal solution in our energy framework.
Using multiple conventional TCR units is a non-optimal solution with respect to cost and mass.
Thirdly, the group must know the importance of having a devil's advocate, someone questioning decisions, as it is very easy to converge too quickly into a non-optimal solution.
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