What is the opposite of distinguished?

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Adjective
Opposite of very successful, authoritative, and commanding great respect
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“He had an undistinguished big-league career as a first and third-baseman.”
Adjective
Opposite of having, or showing, a composed, dignified or serious manner
“Barstaff exchange looks as she giggles excitedly wrapping her legs over him as he does little to discourage this undignified behaviour.”
Adjective
Opposite of distinguished by a unique attribute
“If you were to ask me, my most objective view would be that this unremarkable creature is as common as a garden snail.”
Adjective
Opposite of respected or well-known, especially due to past achievements or noble qualities
“A surprisingly sparse paper trail offers only scattered clues on the obscure life of William Shakespeare, one of the world's most influential dramatists.”
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Opposite of upstanding, especially law-abiding
“Criminals are some of the most degenerate human beings on our planet.”
Adjective
Opposite of exceptionally good
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Opposite of having, worthy of, or bringing fame or admiration
Adjective
Opposite of of, belonging to, or typical of the aristocracy
Adjective
Opposite of bearing good value, worth or reliability
“I will tell you in good faith, Sir, that this is a worthless investment, and your money is better spent elsewhere.”
Adjective
Opposite of exhibiting admirable personal qualities
“She smiled at him gently and he made a very rude gesture to her.”
Adjective
Opposite of graceful and stylish in appearance or manner
“Cal snorted in an extremely unladylike and inelegant way before she spoke to her girlfriend.”
Adjective
Opposite of great in rank or status
“He was demoted to a lowly position in government and would now find it difficult pushing for his policies to be enacted.”
Adjective
Opposite of having a good reputation, especially in a given field
“When you purchase a pottle take care, disreputable vendors often stuff the bottom with paper or overripe berries.”
Adjective
Opposite of relating to a single person or thing
“If you find yourself a partner of a similar height and build to yourself, you are effectively doubling your collective wardrobes.”
Adjective
Opposite of majestic
Adjective
Opposite of having a refined or discriminating nature in one's choices
“Jody's indiscriminate use of colors in her piece is going to divide opinion.”
Adjective
Opposite of great in importance, extent, or size
Adjective
Opposite of concerned with the principles of right and wrong behavior
“It's taken a very amoral stand, in that essential issues are often portrayed as simply one side says this, and the other side says that.”
Adjective
Opposite of characteristic of, or belonging to, a single or particular person or thing
“The general view is that denim is no longer in vogue.”
Adjective
Opposite of important or well publicized
Verb
Opposite of to have discovered something either by chance or intention
“It was unfortunate that I misplaced a presidential badge of office for a couple of days.”
Verb
Opposite of past tense for to make out by hearing, seeing, or tasting
“He would miss most of the show because he was distracted by his phone.”
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Opposite of past tense for to identify differences in
“The high-ranking men in uniform never got close enough to the front to even misperceive the sound of guns for thunder.”
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Opposite of past tense for to assort according to type, category or class
“One day my boss asked me if I knew how to randomize a list of names in Excel.”
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Opposite of past tense for to be an identifying characteristic or mark of
“They have a tiger tattoo that links them to the same clan.”
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Opposite of past tense for to make oneself noticeably different or better from others, typically through accomplishments
“Some stigmatize him as the greatest rogue in the world and the most artful cheat of all the sons of Adam.”
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