ˌmēdēˈäkrəsē sometimes ˌmed- or -si
plural -es
: rule by the mediocre
the aristocracies must go, the mediocracies which take their place have to fade outIrish Statesman

Word History


French médiocratie, blend of médiocre and -cratie -cracy

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“Mediocracy.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 2 Oct. 2023.

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