If the point was to create a paean to mediocrity, then Linklater has made maybe the definitive work on the subject.
Greenman puts new spins on clichés, and rescues his story from mediocrity by finding new ways of talking about melancholy.
He wrote poems as a high school student on the side, but was never too serious, for fear of failure or mediocrity.
These Westerners are bored of the mediocrity that Western societies breed.
He was described as the apotheosis of mediocrity by MacArthur, but he was much wiser and shrewder.
But Geoffrey was not a mediocrity, he was an exceedingly able and powerful man, and this fact the House quickly recognised.
You've got to drop down into mediocrity just when you are on the way up to something.
Being just the kind of joke that has the widest run over the low level of mediocrity, it filled the gallery and upper boxes.
As if twenty times already she had not sufficiently perceived his mediocrity.
It is a great sign of mediocrity always to be moderate in praising.
early 15c., "moderation; intermediate state or amount," from Middle French médiocrité and directly from Latin mediocritatem (nominative mediocritas) "a middle state, middling condition, medium," from mediocris (see mediocre). Neutral at first; disparaging sense began to predominate from late 16c. The meaning "person of mediocre abilities or attainments" is from 1690s. Before the tinge of disparagement crept in, another name for the Golden Mean was golden mediocrity.