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mediocrity

noun

1 mediocrity

Ordinariness as a consequence of being average and not outstanding.

synonym: averageness.

Roget 32: smallness etc. adj.; littleness etc. (small size) 193; tenuity; paucity; fewness etc. (small number) 103; meanness, ... show more

Roget 639: sufficiency, adequacy, enough, withal, satisfaction, competence; no less; quantum sufficit [Lat.], Q.   S. mediocrity etc. (average) 29.    fill; ... show more

Roget 651: imperfection; imperfectness etc. adj.; deficiency; inadequacy etc. (insufficiency) 640; peccancy etc. (badness) 649; immaturity ... show more

Roget 736: moderate circumstances, average circumstances; respectability; middle classes; mediocrity; golden mean etc. (mid-course) 628, (moderation) 174.   

Roget 29: mean, average; median, mode; balance, medium, mediocrity, generality; golden mean etc. (mid-course) 628; middle etc. ... show more

Dutch: middelmatigheid
Polish: pośledniość



2 mediocrity

A person of second-rate ability or value.

synonym: second-rater.

Polish: zwykły zjadacz chleba, średniak, przeciętniak


Moby thesaurus: Middle America, a nobody, a nothing, adulteration, average, balance, baseness, bourgeoisie, burgherdom, center, cipher, common man, defectibility, defectiveness, deficiency, dull tool, dummy, erroneousness, failure, fallibility ... show more.

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