inferiority, lower status, lower rank(noun)
the state of being inferior
inferiority, low quality(noun)
an inferior quality
inferiority, unfavorable position(noun)
the quality of being a competitive disadvantage
The quality or state of being inferior.
An inferior quality.
The quality of being a competitive disadvantage.
the state of being inferior; a lower state or condition; as, inferiority of rank, of talents, of age, of worth
Etymology: [Cf. F. infriorit.]
The numerical value of inferiority in Chaldean Numerology is: 1
The numerical value of inferiority in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4
Examples of inferiority in a Sentence
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.
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.
Most people enjoy the inferiority of their friends.
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.
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.
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Translations for inferiority
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- عقدة النقصArabic
- inferioritatCatalan, Valencian
- alemmuus, huonommuus, alempiarvoisuusFinnish
- 賎, 下賎, 劣勢, 不利, 劣位, 損, 下等Japanese
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