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Synonyms for mediocre
ˌmi diˈoʊ kər

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. mediocre, second-rate(adj)

    moderate to inferior in quality

    "they improved the quality from mediocre to above average"

    Synonyms:
    fair, second-rate, average, middling

    Antonyms:
    superior, good, extraordinary

  2. average, fair, mediocre, middling(adj)

    lacking exceptional quality or ability

    "a novel of average merit"; "only a fair performance of the sonata"; "in fair health"; "the caliber of the students has gone from mediocre to above average"; "the performance was middling at best"

    Synonyms:
    mean(a), modal(a), second-rate, reasonable, intermediate, fair(a), medium, bonnie, comely, middling, bonny, ordinary, just, average, median(a), sightly, clean, fair, fairish, honest

    Antonyms:
    good, extraordinary, superior

  3. mediocre(adj)

    poor to middling in quality

    "there have been good and mediocre and bad artists"

    Synonyms:
    fair, second-rate, average, middling

    Antonyms:
    extraordinary, good, superior

Wiktionary

  1. mediocre(adjective)

    Synonyms:
    middling

  2. mediocre(adjective)

    Ordinary: not extraordinary; not special, exceptional, or great; of medium quality;

    I'm pretty good at tennis but only mediocre at racquetball.

    Synonyms:
    middling

Editors Contribution

  1. banalise

    just an ordinary like any other

    Submitted by acronimous on December 12, 2017  

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. mediocre(a)

    Synonyms:
    middling, ordinary, medium, commonplace

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "mediocre":

    poor, run-of-the-mill, lacklustre, lackluster

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How to use mediocre in a sentence?

  1. Jean Giraudoux:

    Only the mediocre are always at their best.

  2. So Katie:

    I told Dalton I'd rather be happy -- like really, really happy -- for five years of my life and die sooner than be mediocre happy and live for twenty years, that was definitely something I had to think about, but when you have those feelings, you just know.

  3. Anuj Somany:

    It is neither the duffer nor the mediocre ,but the talented employees who are always sincere & diligent suffer the most because of the sycophancy work-culture being nurtured by the top brass in the private organization.

  4. Eugène Delacroix:

    Mediocre people have an answer for everything and are astonished at nothing. They always want to have the air of knowing better than you what you are going to tell them; when, in their turn, they begin to speak, they repeat to you with the greatest confidence, as if dealing with their own property, the things that they have heard you say yourself at some other place. A capable and superior look is the natural accompaniment of this type of character.

  5. Mohsin Ali Shaukat:

    Believe it or not, our soul has visited the stage of the world before it comes along with our physical form or body to perform reality, this is the only reality which is bigger than a miracle itself, all miracles are the tine part of this bigger one, the beautiful part of this stage is, you can chose any role to play at any time, and the thoughtful process is why to chose the role of a mediocre or an average identity, go for higher and bigger role through bigger IMAGINATION, ROLE Models by aligning your actions with a clean and clear Self Image. Our soul has many realities and it will remind and show you the paths by giving so many hints sometimes in different aspects what we call it deja vu. that you have been here before, don't panic enjoy the journey ...."

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