far from something/doing something
far from (something)
Nowhere close to being something; not at all similar or equivalent to something. Yes, our business is far from a success right now, but we refuse to give up. A: "Is he athletic?" B: "Far from it! But he does love sports."
see under far cry from.
far from something/doing somethingalmost the opposite of something or of what is expected: It is far from clear (= it is not clear) what he intends to do. ♢ Far from being grateful for our help, she said we had ruined the evening.
Not at all; anything but: You are far from a failure.