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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Mediocre  \Me"di*o`cre\,  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. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Mediocre  \Me"di*o`cre\,  n. 
  1.  A  mediocre  person.  [R.] 
 
  2.  A  young  monk  who  was  excused  from  performing  a  portion  of 
  a  monk's  duties.  --Shipley. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  mediocre 
  adj  1:  moderate  to  inferior  in  quality;  "they  improved  the  quality 
  from  mediocre  to  above  average";  "he  would  make  a  poor 
  spy"  [syn:  {poor},  {second-rate}] 
  2:  of  no  exceptional  quality  or  ability;  "a  novel  of  average 
  merit";  "only  a  fair  performance  of  the  sonata";  "in  fair 
  health";  "the  caliber  of  the  students  has  gone  from 
  mediocre  to  above  average";  "the  performance  was  middling 
  at  best"  [syn:  {average},  {fair},  {middling}] 
  3:  poor  to  middling  in  quality;  "there  have  been  good  and 
  mediocre  and  bad  artists" 




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