What is the opposite of exceptional?

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Adjective
Opposite of uncommon so as to form an exception
“In France, it is common practice to subject the wine to distillation, in order to draw off the spirit.”
Adjective
Opposite of having better than average ability or skill
“Bernard is a mediocre tennis player at best, who shows a lack of passion and effort on the court.”
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Opposite of having better than average intelligence
“Brian said that he was stupid in school, and didn't know the plural for a box.”
Adjective
Opposite of outrageously bad
“Yankee Stadium rocked as Dodgers substitute left fielder Al Gionfriddo made a remarkable catch of a long drive by Joe DiMaggio near the Yankee's bullpen fence.”
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Opposite of deprived of the ability to perform natural mental or physical activities
“Psychological testing revealed significantly higher scores for hypochondriasis among disabled patients than non-disabled patients.”
Adjective
Opposite of very high in quality
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“The steak he cooked was, frankly, awful.”
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Opposite of striking in extent, seriousness, or importance
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Opposite of inconceivable or mind-boggling
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Opposite of not happening on a frequent basis
“The interests of the two countries have been intertwined, based on frequent communication and contacts among their people.”
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Opposite of deserving of the highest esteem or admiration
“This story is sordid and shameful, and everyone who was involved in producing it should be ashamed of themselves.”
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Opposite of displaying a creative streak for a given activity
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Opposite of pleasant and satisfactory
“The layout of the apartment was bad, and the kitchen was too small.”
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Opposite of having or involving a great deal of knowledge or skill in a particular area
“In inexpert hands, inappropriate investigation often takes precedence.”
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Opposite of having only a single instance
“The victim told the police that the abuse happened on multiple occasions.”
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Opposite of significant or extreme in degree or intensity
“In spite of her frugal spendings, Eva only had a moderate urge to shop, preferring instead to use her time to upkeep her house.”
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Opposite of endowed with special abilities indicative of skill or talent
“This success will help these students be more comfortable in drawing later and not think that they are untalented in art.”
Adjective
Opposite of versatile
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