from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The state of being middling; mediocrity.


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  • "I don't feel able to follow your advice of enjoying my own middlingness."

    Daniel Deronda

  • I make it a virtue to be content with my middlingness, "said Deronda, smiling;" it is always pardonable, so that one does not ask others to take it for superiority. "

    Daniel Deronda

  • I expect the picture to be welcomed for its middlingness. "

    GreenCine Daily


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