- Word Combinations (adjective)
|part of speech:
||being neither more nor better than what is specified.
I was told that she'd had some experience, but in fact she was a mere beginner.The mere mention of his name filled her with fear.They acted very politely toward him, but it was mere pretense.She was not a goddess but a mere mortal.
- common, ordinary
- similar words:
- bald, bare, commonplace, insignificant, mundane, negligible, nugatory, paltry, pure, simple, very