1) Rule by those who are of average or below average competence.
2) A society in which people with little (if any) talent and skill are dominant and highly influential.
3) A social or administrative system which is like an antithesis to a meritocracy.
Eg 1) "With the presidency of George W. Bush, America has completed its transition from democracy to mediocracy."
2)"The success of Big Brother is indicative of our present society being a in a state of mediocracy."
a comedy web series about college, careers, and the mediocre fluff in between, featuring a dopey film student, a hot latina, and a whole bunch of other misfits
"Hey Steve, did you happen to catch the last episode of Mediocracy
on MediocracyTV.com? I heard it was a real knee-slapper."
1- Rule of and by the mediocre.
2- Any society whose system of government is a mediocracy.
The 41st through 44th presidents of the United States--George Herbert Walker Bush, William Jefferson Clinton, George W. Bush and Barack Hussein Obama--make up the mediocracy
that governed the U.S. for the last part of the 20th and early 21st Centuries.
(mediocre & -cracy), government of & responsive to mediocrity; rule by the most exceptionally average, superfluously adequate, or quintessentially ordinary citizens; government of the average, by the average, & for the average.
Is this leadership of the best & the brightest, or is this Mediocracy?
a system of government by mediocre people.
A mediocracy cannot make headway.
What occurs when the Bears and Saints play on Thursday Night Football.
The Bears and Saints put on a stunning display of mediocracy, with no victor emerging after four quarters of play.