- Word Combinations (adjective), Word Parts
|part of speech:
||of average to poor quality; ordinary.
His early films had been brilliant, but his later ones were sadly mediocre.He had always been a mediocre student before discovering his interest in physics.
- indifferent, ordinary, run-of-the-mill, so-so
- ace, distinguished, excellent, exceptional, nonpareil, outstanding, superior, superlative
- similar words:
- average, commonplace, conventional, fair, garden-variety, middling, of a sort, of sorts, second-rate, unexceptional
||acceptable, adequate, banal, bland, coarse, decent, inadequate, inferior, low, marginal, mundane, passable, perfunctory, prosaic, secondary, shabby, weak