What does inferiority mean?

Definitions for inferiority
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. inferiority, lower status, lower rank(noun)

    the state of being inferior

  2. inferiority, low quality(noun)

    an inferior quality

  3. inferiority, unfavorable position(noun)

    the quality of being a competitive disadvantage

Wiktionary

  1. inferiority(Noun)

    The quality or state of being inferior.

  2. inferiority(Noun)

    An inferior quality.

  3. inferiority(Noun)

    The quality of being a competitive disadvantage.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Inferiority

    the state of being inferior; a lower state or condition; as, inferiority of rank, of talents, of age, of worth

    Etymology: [Cf. F. infriorit.]

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How to say inferiority in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of inferiority in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of inferiority in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of inferiority in a Sentence

  1. Oscar Wilde:

    The only thing that sustains one through life is the consciousness of the immense inferiority of everybody else, and this is a feeling I have always cultivated.

  2. Donald Trump:

    The owner is a guy named Mort Zuckerman who’s got a total inferiority complex and he’s had [it] for years, he’s jealous as hell because he would have loved to have done it himself.

  3. Lord Chesterfield:

    Most people enjoy the inferiority of their friends.

  4. Mark Twain, What Is Man? (1906):

    The fact that man knows right from wrong proves his intellectual superiority to other creatures; but the fact that he can do wrong proves his moral inferiority to any creature that cannot.

  5. Alfred Adler:

    The feeling of inferiority rules the mental life and can be clearly recognized in the sense of incompleteness and unfulfillment, and in the uninterrupted struggle both of individuals and humanity.

Images & Illustrations of inferiority

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