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- n. Someone who does not get good grades.
- n. Someone who does not progress or move forward; someone that lacks motivation.
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- n. a student who does not perform as well as expected or as well as the IQ indicates
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I shudder to think of a nonachiever, a mediocre person like Gandhi, heading anything whatever; yet this is now a tormenting possibility.
That’s a slave mentality to be a nonachiever because it’s "acting white."