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  • nounordinariness
  • nouna mediocre person

synonyms for mediocrity

  • normality
  • averageness
  • commonness
  • commonplaceness
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How to use mediocrity in a sentence

Whereas discomfort often fuels motivation and innovation, comfort can fuel complacency and mediocrity.
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It’s a ritual that has become habit for this Boston team, one of those celebratory routines that seem to signal some level of camaraderie — or at least that signal a team is far from resigned to six months of angsty mediocrity.
THE SURPRISING RED SOX, PLUCKY AND REVAMPED, ARE ROLLING THROUGH THE AL EASTCHELSEA JANESAPRIL 22, 2021WASHINGTON POST
“Californians are tired of having a governor whose operating themes are hypocrisy, self-interest, half truths and mediocrity,” Ose said in a statement announcing his run.
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Earlier this century, ridiculing Chris Martin seemed well on its way to becoming an Olympic sport, but eventually all of the self-appointed deputies holding Coldplay responsible for its milky mediocrity seemed to forget that the band ever existed.
ALBUM OF THE YEAR IS THE GRAMMY THAT NOBODY DESERVES TO WINCHRIS RICHARDSMARCH 12, 2021WASHINGTON POST
That report claimed that the nation's public schools were mired in “a rising tide of mediocrity” because they were too easy.
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An absentee owner in this business is a recipe for failure or, at best, mediocrity.
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The bread aisle was a wasteland of mediocrity offering pale, spongy, factory-made sub rolls, but no crusty bakery-style ones.
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The Stars qualified for the playoffs on the back of league-best goalie play and in spite of overall mediocrity.
TEAMS DON’T WIN THE STANLEY CUP WITH A GOAL DEFICIT. CAN THE DALLAS STARS CHANGE THAT?TERRENCE DOYLESEPTEMBER 16, 2020FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
These last animals, the largest of which is below mediocrity, seem confined to the regions of South America.
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He was angry and impatient with the "cavilling spirit of mediocrity," that takes pleasure in the lapses of "the mighty-souled."
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WORDS RELATED TO MEDIOCRITY

  • inability
  • inadequacy
  • lack
  • mediocrity
  • weakness
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