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Negative ConnotationPlay
Using 'mediocrity' implies disappointment or lack of excellence. SlideDespite his efforts, he couldn't escape mediocrity.
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Not The WorstPlay
'Mediocrity' suggests being in the middle, not being the worst possible. SlideThe service at the restaurant was mediocrity itself, neither great nor terrible.
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Cultural HumilityPlay
In some cultures, 'mediocrity' is a harsh criticism for not striving to improve. SlideIn our company, we don't settle for mediocrity; we always aim higher.