What is the opposite of outstanding?

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Opposite of exceptionally good in standard or quality
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“The public defence system which provides legal advice for those who can't afford it is notorious for its abysmal standards.”
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Opposite of exceeding others in rank, status, quality or importance
“That was an unexceptional performance from one of the most elite tennis players in the world.”
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Opposite of still to be paid
“All our fees have been paid, and nothing is outstanding.”
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Opposite of not yet resolved or dealt with
“My daughters are down for a three-hour nap, the house is clean, all my chores are complete, so all I really have to do is rest.”
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Opposite of clearly noticeable, usually from projecting outwards
“I stepped on a small and unnoticeable piece of lego and grimaced.”
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Opposite of very high in quality
“The steak he cooked was, frankly, awful.”
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Opposite of famous or widely praised
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Opposite of unparalleled or without equal
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Opposite of representing the primary, or most important, aspect of something
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Opposite of very good, especially to the point of being worthy of great respect or imitation
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Opposite of unusually good or remarkable
“I'm just an ordinary woman, living a regular life with a normal family, and married to an extraordinary husband.”
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Opposite of accomplished and skillful in execution
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Opposite of marked by accolades, or having favorable opportunities
“He remained a largely anonymous actor, having failed to score any roles of note in Hollywood.”
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Opposite of displaying a creative streak for a given activity
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Opposite of excelling above all others
“Being extremely uncoordinated, he was by far the worst athlete in the team.”
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(of a payment) Opposite of required at a certain time
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