mediocracy

mediocracy

[mee-dee-ok-ruh-see]
noun, plural mediocracies.
government or rule by a mediocre person or group.

Origin:
blend of mediocre and -cracy

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Main Entry:  mediocracy
Part of Speech:  n
Definition:  a system where mediocracy is approved; a government by mediocre rulers
Etymology:  mediocre + -ocracy 'government'
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