Definition of 'mediocrity'
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And they accept that mediocrity is good enough. Smithsonian Mag (2017)No, mediocrity is not good enough. Smithsonian Mag (2017)And you could argue that the team seemed pleased with mediocrity. The Sun (2013)There is a genuine issue about how far a ceiling on pay might merely encourage mediocrity. Times, Sunday Times (2009)There is far too much mediocrity in this squad. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The alternative is to accept mediocrity and find excuses for failure. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The majority of players are more familiar with failure and mediocrity than brilliance. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Instead they encourage mediocrity to flourish and this is now the third consecutive pitch upon which any cutting edge has been blunted. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Those who have the inner drive don't accept mediocrity. The Sun (2009)Reading's season is a story of people unwilling to accept mediocrity. Times, Sunday Times (2011)By that stage the relative comfort of mid-table mediocrity could easily have turned into another grim relegation battle. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Yet the long and short of it is mid-table mediocrity is the best these two can hope for this season. The Sun (2011)A second lesson about the difference between sustained success and mediocrity or perpetual failure is that winning is boring. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Too many people accept mediocrity. Times, Sunday Times (2011)They face the Hammers today with mid-table mediocrity beckoning once more. The Sun (2007)Next season Must aim for dizzy heights of mid-table mediocrity next season. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Many will quietly admit they prefer a hair-raising flirt with relegation to mid-table mediocrity. The Sun (2010)We've gone out and proved we don't want to accept mediocrity any more. The Sun (2008)It was the rebel that you most loved, the belligerence that couldn't accept mediocrity. Times, Sunday Times (2009)It left the Blues with only one win in their last ten matches as they settle for mid-table mediocrity. The Sun (2016)He was delighted had edged away from danger zone since he over in November and now safely wallowing mid-table mediocrity. The Sun (2007)
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Used Occasionally. mediocrity is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'mediocrity'
British English: mediocrity NOUN
If you refer to the mediocrity of something, you mean that it is of average quality but you think it should be better.
...the mediocrity of most contemporary literature.
Definition of mediocrity from the Collins English Dictionary
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