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Synonyms for second-rate

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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, average, mediocre, middling

    Antonyms:
    superior

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  1. List of paraphrases:

    second-class

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#774average
#1667fair
#21488mediocre
#85796middling

How to use second-rate in a sentence?

  1. Cyril Connolly:

    A lazy person, whatever the talents with which he set out, will have condemned himself to second-hand thoughts and to second-rate friends.

  2. Matt Sheppard:

    Almost immediately they started to dismiss everything that we did, eric was dismissed, along with the other leadership at Cisco WebEx, as being kind of second rate.

  3. Franklin Templeton:

    If we do get a little sniff of higher yields or a wee bit of inflation or even a return to growth or even the Fed trying to get through to a second rate hike, we think the valuations (of banks) could start to reflect an improving fundamental scenario.

  4. Doris Lessing:

    What's terrible is to pretend that the second-rate is first-rate. To pretend that you don't need love when you do or you like your work when you know quite well you're capable of better.

  5. Jean de La Bruyère:

    One mark of a second-rate mind is to be always telling stories.


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