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Synonyms for mediocre
ˌmi diˈoʊ kərmedi·ocre

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  1. mediocreadjective

    Synonyms:
    middling

  2. mediocreadjective

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

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

    Synonyms:
    middling

Princeton's WordNet0.0 / 0 votes

  1. mediocre, second-rateadjective

    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, middlingadjective

    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. mediocreadjective

    poor to middling in quality

    "there have been good and mediocre and bad artists"

    Synonyms:
    fair, second-rate, average, middling

    Antonyms:
    extraordinary, good, superior

Editors Contribution0.0 / 0 votes

  1. banalise

    just an ordinary like any other

    Submitted by acronimous on December 12, 2017  

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words0.0 / 0 votes

  1. mediocreadjective

    Synonyms:
    middling, ordinary, medium, commonplace

PPDB, the paraphrase database0.0 / 0 votes

  1. List of paraphrases for "mediocre":

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

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#1809clean
#2937reasonable
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#315275sightly

How to use mediocre in a sentence?

  1. Steve Corp:

    Going from one unit to two is a giant leap for them. There are times when someone has a successful restaurant, then opens a second unit, and now they’ve turned one great unit into two mediocre ones, that’s why multi-unit franchise partners are more attractive to us. They know the game ; they have experience and know how to grow.

  2. La Rochefoucauld:

    It is the habit of mediocre minds to condemn all that is beyond their grasp.

  3. Aeisha Mastagni:

    You’re seeing overpayment, or outsized payments, for what is market performance or mediocre performance, directors can’t ignore the issue of pay inequality or rising executive pay.

  4. 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.

  5. So Katie:

    When we were deciding whether to meet up or not, 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.


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