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Not very good

ordinary

adjective

not acceptable or not good enough

suboptimal

adjective

not of the highest standard or quality

poor

adjective

used for saying that something is not as good as it should be

average

adjective

not very good

limited

adjective

not very good, or not very great in amount

inferior

adjective

if something is inferior, its quality is not good

disappointing

adjective

not as good as you had hoped for or expected

inadequate

adjective

not enough, or not good enough for a particular purpose

undistinguished

adjective

not very good or special

substandard

adjective

not as good as you would normally expect, or not good enough to be accepted

emoji

a small digital image … which is used in electronic communication to express emotion or other simple concepts

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major on (doing) sth

to have or do a lot of something; to focus on a particular thing

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