What is the opposite of excellence?

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Noun
Opposite of the quality of being outstanding or extremely good
“She drags the overall film down to the level of mediocrity so that what we're left with is a decent TV movie, but nothing more.”
Noun
Opposite of a high level of skill or ability in a particular field or endeavor
“The movie is yet another sad demonstration of Hollywood's incompetence in generating sizzling summer fare.”
Noun
Opposite of the state of having a high degree of excellence
“There is not a great artist in this world today that does not feel the inferiority of his workmanship when he looks at it in the light of the perfection of the world.”
Noun
Opposite of the state or quality of being perfect
Noun
Opposite of exceptional talent or intelligence
Noun
Opposite of behaviour showing high moral standards
“Ganon is a being of pure evil, and his corruption on the kingdom of Hyrule must stop!”
Noun
Opposite of the quality that renders something desirable or valuable
Noun
Opposite of a quality or characteristic that is honorable or meritorious
“If everything else on the car is near-perfect, come sale time, non-original paint is a demerit on the value.”
Noun
Opposite of regularity, restraint
Noun
Opposite of a high rank or position
“Brahn had, joined the armed forces and was given a low rank to start until he'd learned how to handle the more highly advanced weapons and his new environment.”
Noun
Opposite of the quality or condition of being complete or pure
“Many of the stones are discarded if any element of impurity is discovered.”
Noun
Opposite of impressive stylishness in appearance or behavior
“He sat looking at his mother for a long time, whom he often thought as possessing an element of crudeness.”
Noun
Opposite of a composed or serious manner or style
“The King carried dishonor into the most illustrious houses by that frenzied licentiousness which he had inherited from his father.”
Noun
Opposite of the quality of being desirable
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