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English definition of “mediocrity”

mediocrity

noun     /ˌmiː.diˈɒk.rə.ti/ US  /-ˈɑː.krə.t̬i/
C2 [U] the quality of being not very good: A goal just before half-time rescued the match from mediocrity.Quite good, or not very goodSuitable and acceptablePeople of little importance [C] a person who is not very good at something: These people are just mediocrities (= people who do not have much skill or ability at anything).Quite good, or not very goodSuitable and acceptablePeople of little importance
(Definition of mediocrity noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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