mediocracy


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mediocracy

(ˌmiːdɪˈɒkrəsɪ)
n, pl -cies
rule by mediocre people

mediocracy

government or dominance of society by the médiocre.
See also: Society
government or dominance of society by the mediocre.
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Boudewijn devotes seven chapters to a close reading of her body of texts on the main characteristics ascribed to Eurasians: sensuality, 'going Indies' (verindischen), purity, mixed marriages, mediocracy, beastliness, all in a negative sense, and with emancipation as a sole but not undiluted positive trait.
There are different determinants contributing to the construction of anti-Muslim prejudice in the EU-15: lack of education, growing mediocracy, lack of inter-group contact, essentialization of stereotypes by mainstream media, growing sense of insecurity, growing age, gendered differences, and growing populist forms of governance.
Who more than you knew the heavy price of innocence, and yet, who more than you believed that heavier still was the price of mediocracy and being of little faith?
Again, from the perspectives of motivation and individual growth in educational settings, it is somewhat stiffening to express realistic best that shows mediocracy in academic attainments.
One-person-one-vote is a system designed to produce the very opposite of meritocracy: call it instead a mediocracy.
You spawned Bullington boys, Champagne, caviar We spawned The Beatles, Ken Dodd, Bessie Braddock You come from a line of aristocracy It's outdated, insulting, mediocracy So enough of this cant, these lies, this hypocrisy I thought we were supposed to live in a democracy by Reg Alexander, L13
Cameron is a fervent 'in' man and would be afraid of such an initiative, even though it would elevate him to the level of a statesman rather than leaving him in the depths of mediocracy where he now abides.
FOR the first half of the season Manchester City were tearing through the league at will while their cross town rivals Manchester United looked to be on their way to completing a second successive season of mediocracy.
Jantzen Fugate said, “We don't stop at mediocracy, we don't settle for less.
As mediocracy thrives in Kerala, politicians in power choose their yes-men as vice-chancellors.
When you push the top down and the bottom up, you end up with across-the-board mediocracy," he later added.
Yet, its early years showed all the signs of a typical government entity awash in a sea of mediocracy, drifting from one project to another; a black hole of ineptitude.