- government or rule by a mediocre person or group.
Origin of mediocracy
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Examples from the Web for mediocracy
How could such facts be understood unless we had previously taken that rapid glance at the Mediocracy.
He was cousin of the miller and cousin of the Sarcuses, and belonged therefore to the neighborhood and to its mediocracy.
The class that lies on the grass is more sociable; they are free from (p. 203) a thousand tyrannies that oppress the mediocracy.Impressions of a War Correspondent