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1. mediocrity

noun. ['ˌmiːdiːˈɑːkrəti'] ordinariness as a consequence of being average and not outstanding.

Synonyms

  • mundaneness
  • ordinariness
  • mundanity

Antonyms

  • stranger
  • introvert
  • withholder
  • male

Etymology

  • mediocritas (Latin)
  • mediocris (Latin)

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Rhymes with Mediocrity

  • ability
  • abnormality
  • absurdity
  • acceptability
  • acidity
  • activity
  • actuality
  • acuity
  • adaptability
  • admissibility
  • affinity
  • affordability
  • agility
  • alacrity
  • alkalinity
  • ambiguity
  • amenity
  • amiability
  • analyticity
  • animosity

Sentences with mediocrity


1. Noun, singular or mass
If you do reward employees, it's important not to reward mediocrity.

Quotes about mediocrity


1. Men of age object too much, consult too long, adventure too little, repent too soon, and seldom drive business home to the full period, but content themselves with a mediocrity of success.
- Dale Carnegie

2. Anyone in the humor business isn't thinking clearly if he doesn't surround himself with idea people. Otherwise, you settle for mediocrity - or you burn yourself out.
- Hank Ketcham

3. Perseverance - a lowly virtue whereby mediocrity achieves an inglorious success.
- Ambrose Bierce

2. mediocrity

noun. ['ˌmiːdiːˈɑːkrəti'] a person of second-rate ability or value.

Synonyms

  • someone
  • soul
  • second-rater
  • person
  • individual
  • somebody

Antonyms

  • loser
  • unemotional person
  • worker
  • extrovert

Etymology

  • mediocritas (Latin)
  • mediocris (Latin)
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