Mediocre definitions

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The definition of mediocre is something that is just average, or not very good.

When your dinner is edible but not very good, this is an example of when it is mediocre.

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Of ordinary or undistinguished quality.
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Neither very good nor very bad; ordinary; average.
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Not good enough; inferior.
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I'm pretty good at tennis but only mediocre at racquetball.

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Origin of mediocre

From the late Middle English medioker, from the French médiocre, from the Middle French médiocre, from the Classical Latin mediocris (“in a middle state", “of middle size", “middling", “moderate", “ordinary"), from medius (“middle") + ocris (“rugged mountain"); compare mediocrely and mediocrity.