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mediocris e, adj.

medius, of middling size, medium, middling, moderate, ordinary : castellum, S.: spatium, Cs.: lacum mediocris aquae prospexit (i. e. mediocrem), O.—Fig., moderate, mean, mediocre, inferior, inconsiderable : oratores: homines: poëta, H.: amicitia: artes: ingenium: excusare . . . mediocris est animi, narrow , Cs.: ut mediocris Iacturae te mergat onus, Iu.: primo mediocria gerebat, S.—With neg, not insignificant, not common, superior, extraordinary : non mediocris animus, i. e. ardent , S.: haud mediocris vir: non mediocris diligentia, Cs.

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