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Synonyms for mediocrity
ˌmi diˈɒk rɪ timedi·ocrity

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Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms0.0 / 0 votes

  1. mediocrity

    Synonyms:
    mean, commonplace, medium, average, sufficiency

    Antonyms:
    excellence, superiority, rarity, brilliance, distinction

Princeton's WordNet5.0 / 1 vote

  1. averageness, mediocritynoun

    ordinariness as a consequence of being average and not outstanding

    Synonyms:
    second-rater, averageness

  2. second-rater, mediocritynoun

    a person of second-rate ability or value

    "a team of aging second-raters"; "shone among the mediocrities who surrounded him"

    Synonyms:
    second-rater, averageness

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Dictionary of English Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  1. mediocritynoun

    Synonyms:
    inferiority, moderate degree, middle state

  2. mediocritynoun

    Synonyms:
    average, average standard, medial standard

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  1. mediocritynoun

    Synonyms:
    commonplaceness, indifference, middle state

PPDB, the paraphrase database0.0 / 0 votes

  1. List of paraphrases for "mediocrity":

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#774average
#1008mean
#1614medium
#21787sufficiency
#26719dung
#27935commonplace
#41855mediocrity

How to use mediocrity in a sentence?

  1. Horace:

    Mediocrity is not allowed to poets, either by the gods or man.

  2. Iqbal Athas:

    Inefficiency, mediocrity, and infighting within the government contributed to last week's attack.

  3. Jared Allen:

    You tell people that and they think that's very boastful, very aggressive. But setting mediocre goals is setting yourself up for mediocrity, i always like to shoot for the moon and see what happens.

  4. Nelson Boswell:

    The difference between greatness and mediocrity is often how an individual views a mistake...

  5. Buck Rodgers:

    There are countless ways of achieving greatness, but any road to achieving one's maximum potential must be built on a bedrock of respect for the individual, a commitment to excellence, and a rejection of mediocrity.


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