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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 mid·dling /ˈmɪdlɪŋ, lən/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Mid·dling a. Of middle rank, state, size, or quality; about equally distant from the extremes; medium; moderate; mediocre; ordinary. “A town of but middling size.”
    Plainly furnished, as beseemed the middling circumstances of its inhabitants.   --Hawthorne.
 -- Mid*dling*ly, adv. -- Mid*dling*ness, n.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj : of no exceptional quality or ability; "a novel of average
            merit"; "only a fair performance of the sonata"; "in
            fair health"; "the caliber of the students has gone
            from mediocre to above average"; "the performance was
            middling at best" [syn: average, fair, mediocre]
      n : any commodity of intermediate quality or size (especially
          when coarse particles of ground wheat are mixed with
      adv : to a moderately sufficient extent or degree; "the shoes are
            priced reasonably"; "he is fairly clever with
            computers"; "they lived comfortably within reason"
            [syn: reasonably, moderately, within reason, somewhat,
             fairly, passably] [ant: unreasonably, unreasonably]