mediocre

  • 21 mediocre — me·diò·cre agg., s.m. e f. AU 1a. agg., che costituisce uno stato di transizione fra due termini concettualmente più o meno distanti tra loro, che occupa un ruolo intermedio, che sta nel mezzo 1b. agg., inferiore alla media: incasso, guadagno… …

    Dizionario italiano

  • 22 Médiocre —          MILL (John Stuart)     Bio express : Philosophe et économiste britannique (1806 1873)     «Aucun gouvernement d une démocratie ou d une nombreuse aristocratie, soit dans ses actes politiques, soit dans ses opinions, ne s est jamais élevé …

    Dictionnaire des citations politiques

  • 23 mediocre — adj m y f Que es de poca calidad o que tiene una capacidad nada destacada, ni buena ni mala; que no es valioso ni brillante: un libro mediocre, un trabajo mediocre, un escritor mediocre, una maestra mediocre …

    Español en México

  • 24 mediocre — me·di·o·cre (mē′dē ō’kər) adj. ▸ Of ordinary or undistinguished quality. See Synonyms at AVERAGE(Cf. ↑average). ╂ [French médiocre, from Latin mediocris : medius, middle; see medhyo + ocris, a rugged mountain; see ak .] Word History: Belying the… …

    Word Histories

  • 25 mediocre — [[t]mi͟ːdio͟ʊkə(r)[/t]] ADJ GRADED (disapproval) If you describe something as mediocre, you mean that it is of average quality but you think it should be better. His school record was mediocre. ...mediocre music. Syn: second rate …

    English dictionary

  • 26 mediocre — {{#}}{{LM M25331}}{{〓}} {{SynM25972}} {{[}}mediocre{{]}} ‹me·dio·cre› {{《}}▍ adj.inv.{{》}} {{<}}1{{>}} Poco importante, poco interesante, poco abundante o de calidad media. {{《}}▍ adj.inv./s.com.{{》}} {{<}}2{{>}} De poca inteligencia o de poco… …

    Diccionario de uso del español actual con sinónimos y antónimos

  • 27 mediocre — me|di|o|cre [ˌmi:diˈəukə US ˈoukər] adj [Date: 1500 1600; : French; Origin: Latin mediocris halfway up a mountain , from medius middle + ocris stony mountain ] not very good = ↑second rate ▪ I thought the book was pretty mediocre. ▪ a mediocre… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 28 mediocre — adjective not very good: I thought the film was pretty mediocre. | a mediocre student mediocrity noun (U) …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 29 mediocre — adjective /ˈmiː.diːˌəʊ.kə/ Ordinary: not extraordinary; not special, exceptional, or great; of medium quality; Im pretty good at tennis but only mediocre at racquetball. Syn: middling …

    Wiktionary

  • 30 mediocre — adj. Mediocre is used with these nouns: ↑movie, ↑performance, ↑record, ↑talent …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 31 mediocre — (adj) (Intermedio) de poca calidad o valor Ejemplos: El último libro del escritor es de verdad mediocre, contrasta mucho con lo brillante que son las anteriores. Los resultados del examen eran mediocres, pero había unas cuantas personas que lo… …

    Español Extremo Basic and Intermediate

  • 32 mediocre — {{hw}}{{mediocre}}{{/hw}}A agg. 1 Di grado, qualità o grandezza media: bellezza –m. 2 Inferiore alla media, alla norma: guadagno –m; SIN. Modesto. 3 (est.) Che non eccelle, scadente: un film mediocre | Ordinario, dozzinale. B s. m.  e f. Chi… …

    Enciclopedia di italiano

  • 33 mediocre — me|di|o|cre [ ,midi oukər ] adjective average or below average in quality: a mediocre performance …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 34 mediocre — [16] Etymologically, mediocre means ‘halfway up a mountain’. It comes from Latin mediocris ‘of middle height, in a middle state’, which was formed from medius ‘middle’ (source of English medium) and ocris ‘rough stony mountain’. => MEDIUM …

    The Hutchinson dictionary of word origins

  • 35 mediocre — [ˌmi:dɪ əʊkə] adjective of only average quality. Derivatives mediocrely adverb Origin C16: from Fr. médiocre, from L. mediocris of middle height or degree , lit. somewhat mountainous …

    English new terms dictionary

  • 36 mediocre — adjective a mediocre performance Syn: ordinary, average, middling, middle of the road, uninspired, undistinguished, indifferent, unexceptional, unexciting, unremarkable, run of the mill, pedestrian, prosaic, lackluster, forgettable, amateur,… …

    Thesaurus of popular words

  • 37 mediocre — UK [ˌmiːdɪˈəʊkə(r)] / US [ˌmɪdɪˈoʊkər] adjective average or below average in quality, ability, or achievement a mediocre performance …

    English dictionary

  • 38 mediocre — [ˌmiːdiˈəʊkə] adj not very good a mediocre performance[/ex] mediocrity [ˌmiːdiˈɒkrəti] noun [U] …

    Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • 39 mediocre — /midiˈoʊkə / (say meedee ohkuh), /ˈmidioʊkə / (say meedeeohkuh) adjective of middling quality; of only moderate excellence; neither good nor bad; indifferent; ordinary: a person of mediocre abilities. {French, from Latin mediocris in a middle… …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 40 mediocre — [16] Etymologically, mediocre means ‘halfway up a mountain’. It comes from Latin mediocris ‘of middle height, in a middle state’, which was formed from medius ‘middle’ (source of English medium) and ocris ‘rough stony mountain’. Cf.⇒ MEDIUM …

    Word origins


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