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səˌpɪər iˈɔr ɪ ti, -ˈɒr-, sʊ-su·pe·ri·or·i·ty

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. superiority, high qualitynoun

    the quality of being superior

  2. superiority, favorable position, favourable positionnoun

    the quality of being at a competitive advantage

  3. superioritynoun

    displaying a sense of being better than others

    "he hated the white man's superiority and condescension"

  4. transcendence, transcendency, superioritynoun

    the state of excelling or surpassing or going beyond usual limits

Wiktionary

  1. superioritynoun

    the state of being superior

    Many colleges want to achieve football superiority.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Superioritynoun

    the quality, state, or condition of being superior; as, superiority of rank; superiority in merit

Freebase

  1. Superiority

    "Superiority" is a science fiction short story by Arthur C. Clarke, first published in 1951. It depicts an arms race, and shows how the side which is more technologically advanced can be defeated, despite its apparent superiority, because of its own organizational flaws and its willingness to discard old technology without having fully perfected the new. The story was at one point required reading for an industrial design course at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Editors Contribution

  1. superiority

    an imperative command taken to be true

    "You SHOULD feel "abc" instead of "xyz!"

    Submitted by anonymous on May 7, 2014  

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of superiority in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of superiority in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of superiority in a Sentence

  1. Georg Christoph Lichtenberg:

    The most perfect ape cannot draw an ape; only man can do that; but, likewise, only man regards the ability to do this as a sign of superiority.

  2. Peter Singer:

    All the arguments to prove man's superiority cannot shatter this hard fact in suffering the animals are our equals.

  3. Simone de Beauvoir, The Second Sex (1950):

    It is not in giving life but in risking life that man is raised above the animal; that is why superiority has been accorded in humanity not to the sex that brings forth but to that which kills.

  4. Simone de Beauvoir:

    It is not in giving life but in risking life that man is raised above the animal that is why superiority has been accorded in humanity not to the sex that brings forth but to that which kills.

  5. Mehmet Murat ildan:

    A dog can bite you but you must not bite the dog! Your every movement in life must be peaceful; otherwise you lose your ethical superiority! Nonviolent civil disobedience is a genius; no power can beat it; use it when necessary!

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