What is the opposite of exemplary?

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Opposite of so good as to be an example worthy of imitation
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Opposite of very typical of a certain kind of person or thing
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Opposite of free from blame, guilt or censure
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Opposite of capable of being imitated or copied
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Opposite of very skillful or effective
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“Try as he might, Marshall remained an unskilled wordsmith, fumbling at every stanza while he mumbled incoherently about dropping a coffee pot.”
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(of a person) Opposite of wholesome and untainted by immorality
Immodest dress code was not welcome inside the church.”
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Opposite of morally good or correct
“Breaking the law often starts with unethical behavior that has gone unnoticed.”
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Opposite of being the most suitable
“The novel is designed for adolescent children but is unsuitable for kids in the younger age bracket.”
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Opposite of being the only one of its kind
“The artist used several generic techniques to create a highly typical painting.”
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Opposite of famously and distinctively representative of its type
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Opposite of of or pertaining to an admonition
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Opposite of noteworthy historically, or among one's peers
“He was just one of many unknown painters from the 19th century.”
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Opposite of serving to caution or warn
“Even though a disease may be manifesting the symptoms, it may also give misleading signs that could be interpreted as signs of a cold.”
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Opposite of describing an alloy that is resistant to corrosion and discoloration
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Opposite of superseding others in importance or status
“His punches were weak and slow, and I can claim with confidence that he was the worst boxer that I had ever seen.”
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