Mediocrity

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Mediocrity Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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 ...
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  • 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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* 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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