mediocre


mediocre
adj.
mediocre, average.
f. & m.
mediocre person, mediocrity.
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mediocre
adjetivo
1 mediocre
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adj.
mediocre, ordinary
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ADJ average; pey mediocre
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adjetivo mediocre
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= meagre [meager, -USA], nondescript, run-of-the-mill, mediocre, indifferent, second-rate, undistinguished, lamely, unimpressive, unremarkable.
Ex. Soon, however, the collection outgrew its meagre quarters and a full-fledged library occupying a 40x60 foot area came into being.
Ex. He went on to explain that while there were no unsightly slums, there was a fairly large district of rather nondescript homes intermingled with plain two- and three-family brick and frame dwellings, principally in the eastern reaches of the city.
Ex. Guides are almost always worth thinking of as the first type of bibliography to search when it is a quick check of run-of-the-mill bibliographical facts which is required.
Ex. Despite the proliferation of biographies aimed at young adults which have lavish illustrations, easy-to-read print and attractive layout, most of them are lifeless and mediocre.
Ex. This risk I gladly accept in the hope that I have succeeded in bringing to your notice the fact that there is an ailment here, however indifferent my diagnosis may have been, and by provoking thought on the matter.
Ex. To date the library profession has been passive in its approach to new technology and has accepted the second-rate products it has been offered.
Ex. You are about to hear an undistinguished non-expert speak prosaically about the library catalog as it currently is.
Ex. People think that that this is just a stunt to generate more traffic to a lamely performing Web site.
Ex. The author deems voice recognition technology to be unimpressive but finds that text-to-speech conversion has greatly improved.
Ex. This dish, billed as the house specialty, was just an unremarkable griddled steak topped with some green bell peppers and green onions.
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adjetivo mediocre
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= meagre [meager, -USA], nondescript, run-of-the-mill, mediocre, indifferent, second-rate, undistinguished, lamely, unimpressive, unremarkable.

Ex: Soon, however, the collection outgrew its meagre quarters and a full-fledged library occupying a 40x60 foot area came into being.

Ex: He went on to explain that while there were no unsightly slums, there was a fairly large district of rather nondescript homes intermingled with plain two- and three-family brick and frame dwellings, principally in the eastern reaches of the city.
Ex: Guides are almost always worth thinking of as the first type of bibliography to search when it is a quick check of run-of-the-mill bibliographical facts which is required.
Ex: Despite the proliferation of biographies aimed at young adults which have lavish illustrations, easy-to-read print and attractive layout, most of them are lifeless and mediocre.
Ex: This risk I gladly accept in the hope that I have succeeded in bringing to your notice the fact that there is an ailment here, however indifferent my diagnosis may have been, and by provoking thought on the matter.
Ex: To date the library profession has been passive in its approach to new technology and has accepted the second-rate products it has been offered.
Ex: You are about to hear an undistinguished non-expert speak prosaically about the library catalog as it currently is.
Ex: People think that that this is just a stunt to generate more traffic to a lamely performing Web site.
Ex: The author deems voice recognition technology to be unimpressive but finds that text-to-speech conversion has greatly improved.
Ex: This dish, billed as the house specialty, was just an unremarkable griddled steak topped with some green bell peppers and green onions.

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mediocre
adjective
mediocre
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mediocre adjetivo
mediocre
mediocre adjetivo mediocre
'mediocre' also found in these entries:
Spanish:
discreta
- discreto
- ordinaria
- ordinario
- regular
- flojo
- mediano
- pobre
English:
goalkeeper
- indifferent
- mediocre
- rate
- sort
- lack
- mediocrity
- second
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mediocre adj
mediocre, average
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mediocre
adj mediocre
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mediocre adj
: mediocre, average

Spanish-English dictionary. 2013.

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  • mediocre — MEDIOCRE. adj. de tout genre. Qui est entre le grand & le petit, entre le bon & le mauvais. Une somme mediocre. un cheval de mediocre taille. faire mediocre chere. du vin mediocre. cela n est que mediocre. un esprit mediocre. une beauté mediocre …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • mediocre — me‧di‧o‧cre [ˌmiːdiˈəʊkə◂ ǁ ˈoʊkər◂] adjective not very good: • The business is now riding high, shaking off years of mediocre earnings. • Shares have had a mediocre year. * * * mediocre UK US /ˌmiːdiˈəʊkər/ adjective ► ordinary and not very good …   Financial and business terms

  • mediocre — adjetivo,sustantivo masculino y femenino 1. (antepuesto / pospuesto) Que es mediano, regular o no tiene un particular talento para nada: Llevo una vida mediocre. ¿Qué tiene de malo ser un mediocre? No podemos confiar en un mediocre político.… …   Diccionario Salamanca de la Lengua Española

  • mediocre — (adj.) 1580s, from M.Fr. médiocre (16c.), from L. mediocris of middling height or state, moderate, ordinary, figuratively mediocre, mean, inferior, originally halfway up a mountain, from medius middle (see MEDIAL (Cf. medial) (adj.)) + ocris… …   Etymology dictionary

  • mediocre — me di*o cre (m[=e] d[i^]*[=o] k[ e]r), a. [F. m[ e]diocre, L. mediocris, fr. medius middle. See {Mid}.] Of a middle quality; of but a moderate or low degree of excellence; indifferent; ordinary. A very mediocre poet. Pope. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Mediocre — Me di*o cre, n. 1. A mediocre person; a mediocrity. [R.] [1913 Webster] 2. A young monk who was excused from performing a portion of a monk s duties. Shipley. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • mediocre — /me djɔkre/ [dal lat. mediocris, der. di medius medio ]. ■ agg. 1. (lett., non com.) [che sta nel mezzo, che si trova in una posizione di mezzo: punto m. di un oggetto ] ▶◀ e ◀▶ [➨ medio agg. (1. a)]. 2. a. [che è inferiore alla me …   Enciclopedia Italiana

  • medíocre — adj. 2 g. 1. Mediano; sofrível; meão; insignificante. • s. m. 2. O que é medíocre …   Dicionário da Língua Portuguesa

  • mediocre — [mē΄dē ō′kər, mē′dē ō΄kər] adj. [Fr médiocre < L mediocris < medius, middle (see MID1) + ocris, a peak < IE base * ak̑ , sharp > L acer] 1. neither very good nor very bad; ordinary; average 2. not good enough; inferior …   English World dictionary

  • mediocre — I adjective acceptable, adequate, all right, average, banal, colorless, common, commonplace, decent, everyday, fair, fairish, good enough, inconsequential, indifferent, inferior, inglorious, insignificant, lesser, lifeless, low class, low grade,… …   Law dictionary