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mediocre

See also: médiocre

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EtymologyEdit

From the late Middle English medioker, from the French médiocre, from the Middle French médiocre, from the Classical Latin mediocris (in a middle state”, “of middle size”, “middling”, “moderate”, “ordinary), from medius (middle) + ocris (rugged mountain); compare mediocrely and mediocrity.

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mediocre (comparative more mediocre, superlative most mediocre)

  1. Ordinary: not extraordinary; not special, exceptional, or great; of medium quality;
    I'm pretty good at tennis but only mediocre at racquetball.

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ItalianEdit

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mediocre m, f (masculine and feminine plural mediocri)

  1. mediocre, ordinary, middling
  2. second-rate, poor, shoddy

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mediocre m, f (plural mediocri)

  1. mediocre person; mediocrity

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mediocre

  1. nominative neuter singular of mediocris
  2. accusative neuter singular of mediocris

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mediocre f

  1. feminine form of medíocre

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mediocre m, f (plural mediocres)

  1. mediocre

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