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Being average and ordinary. "Jane wouldn't settle for mediocrity; she worked her hardest to complete her work ahead of time, and always achieve excellence, so she would be seen as an above-average employee."

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After playing baseball and making 3 errors in the outfield my coach said I was living in mediocrity out there.
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The company avoided any policies that promoted mediocrity in the workforce so that they could ensure high reaching performance from all employees.
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Antonio aspired to greatness, but was devastated by critics who failed to be impressed and instead, continually dwelled upon his ever-present mediocrity.
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