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subpar

[suhb-pahr]
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adjective
  1. below an average, usual, or normal level, quality, or the like; below par: This month his performance has been subpar.
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Related Words for subpar

unsatisfactory, shoddy, substandard, weak, meager, feeble, modest, insufficient, miserable, mediocre, ordinary, inferior, inadequate, cheap, lousy, second-rate, rotten, shabby, imperfect, slight

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Word Origin and History for subpar

adj.

also sub-par, 1896, from sub- + par.

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