Mediocrity

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Mediocrity Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

Definitions from Wordnet 2.0


  • ordinariness as a consequence of being average and not outstanding
  • a person of second-rate ability or value; "a team of aging second-raters"; "shone among the mediocrities who surrounded him"

Definitions from Wiktionary


  • ordinariness as a consequence of being average and not outstanding ,
  • a person of second-rate ability or value; "a team of aging second-raters"; "shone among the mediocrities who surrounded him"

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Wikipedia Meaning and Definition on 'Mediocrity'


  • Mediocrity principle: The mediocrity principle is the philosophical notion that "if an item is drawn at random from one of several sets or categories, it's ...
  • Mediocrity (advertising campaign): The 2011 Mediocrity is an advertising campaign launched by Subaru of America to represent the blandness of mid-sized sedans . ...
  • Humid Teenage Mediocrity 1992–1996: Humid Teenage Mediocrity 1992–1996 was a release of material by Jack Off Jill . It was released on the label Sympathy for the Record ...

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'Mediocrity' example sentence in quotations


* It is cruel to discover one's mediocrity only when it is too late. - W. Somerset Maugham

* The difference between greatness and mediocrity is often how an individual views a mistake... - Nelson Boswell

* Over-seriousness is a warning sign for mediocrity and bureaucratic thinking. People who are seriously committed to mastery and high performance are secure enough to lighten up. - Michael J. Gelb


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Mediocrity Sample Sentences in News


  • Stubborn Mediocrity Marks Local Streets and Roads
    OAKLAND, Calif., Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The quality of the pavement on the Bay Area's nearly 43,000 lane-miles of local streets and roads is stuck in "fair" condition, with the typical stretch of asphalt showing serious wear and likely to require rehabilitation soon. Data released today by the Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) puts Read more on this news related to 'Mediocrity'
  • Bucs look to take advantage of NFC South's mediocrity
    With mediocrity from top to bottom, the NFC South is a division Tampa Bay has a shot at taking -- starting this Sunday in New Orleans against the Saints. Read more on this news related to 'Mediocrity'
  • DPWN Publishing Signs Kris Sargent to "Overcoming Mediocrity" Project
    DPWN Publishing announces that Dr. Kristina Sargent, chiropractor, health coach, and owner of Restor Healing Centre, will be a contributing author to their next publication, “Overcoming Mediocrity Volume III-Strong Women”. (PRWeb October 02, 2014) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2014/10/prweb12217879.htm Read more on this news related to 'Mediocrity'

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