Mediocrity meaning

mēdē-ŏkrĭ-tē
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Mediocre ability, achievement, or performance.
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The definition of mediocrity is the quality or state of being just average.

When you are in the middle of your class and don't really do anything to stand out or do better, this is an example of mediocrity.

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(uncountable) The condition of being mediocre; having only an average degree of quality, skills etc.; no better than standard.
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One that displays mediocre qualities.
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The state or quality of being mediocre.
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The quality or state of being mediocre.
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Mediocre ability or attainment.
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A person of mediocre abilities or attainments.
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(now rare) The quality of being intermediate between two extremes; a mean.
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An individual with mediocre abilities or achievements.
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Origin of mediocrity

  • From Latin mediocritās, from mediocris.

    From Wiktionary