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 for mediocre
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Mediocre \Me"di*o`cre\, n.
     1. A mediocre person; a mediocrity. [R.]
        [1913 Webster]
  
     2. A young monk who was excused from performing a portion of
        a monk's duties. --Shipley.
        [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  mediocre \me`di*o"cre\ (m[=e]`d[i^]*[=o]"k[~e]r), 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.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  mediocre
      adj 1: moderate to inferior in quality; "they improved the
             quality from mediocre to above average" [syn: mediocre,
             second-rate]
      2: lacking 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, mediocre, middling]
      3: poor to middling in quality; "there have been good and
         mediocre and bad artists"

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  136 Moby Thesaurus words for "mediocre":
     adulterated, amidships, artless, average, bad, banal, base,
     betwixt and between, blemished, central, common, commonplace, core,
     damaged, defective, deficient, dull, equatorial, equidistant,
     erroneous, everyday, fair, fair to middling, fairish, fallible,
     faulty, found wanting, garden-variety, half-assed, halfway,
     immature, impaired, imperfect, imprecise, impure, inaccurate,
     inadept, inadequate, inapt, inattentive, incompetent, incomplete,
     indifferent, inefficient, inept, inexact, inexpert, inferior,
     insipid, insufficient, interior, intermediary, intermediate,
     lacking, lackluster, little, makeshift, maladroit, mean, medial,
     median, mediterranean, medium, mesial, mezzo, mid, middle,
     middle-of-the-road, middlemost, middling, midland, midmost,
     midships, midway, mixed, moderate, modest, namby-pamby,
     no great shakes, normal, not bad, not comparable, not in it,
     not perfect, nuclear, of a kind, of a sort, of sorts, off,
     ordinary, out of it, partial, passable, patchy, pedestrian, petty,
     poor, respectable, routine, run-of-the-mill, second-rate, shabby,
     short, sketchy, skill-less, small, so so, so-so, standard, tedious,
     third-rate, thoughtless, tolerable, trivial, unapt, undeft,
     undeveloped, undexterous, undextrous, undistinguished, uneven,
     unexceptional, unfacile, unfinished, unimaginative, uninspired,
     unintelligent, unperfected, unproficient, unskillful, unsound,
     unthorough, usual, vapid, wanting, wishy-washy
  
  

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