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Synonyms for inferiority

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Princeton's WordNet

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

    the state of being inferior

    Synonyms:
    low quality, unfavorable position, lower rank, lower status

    Antonyms:
    superiority, high quality

  2. inferiority, low quality(noun)

    an inferior quality

    Synonyms:
    low quality, unfavorable position, lower rank, lower status

    Antonyms:
    high quality, superiority

  3. inferiority, unfavorable position(noun)

    the quality of being a competitive disadvantage

    Synonyms:
    low quality, unfavorable position, lower rank, lower status

    Antonyms:
    high quality, superiority

Wiktionary

  1. inferiority(noun)

    Antonyms:
    superiority

  2. inferiority(noun)

    Antonyms:
    superiority

  3. inferiority(noun)

    Antonyms:
    superiority

  4. inferiority(noun)

    Antonyms:
    superiority

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. inferiority

    Synonyms:
    subordination, minority, poverty, mediocrity, subjection, servitude, depression

    Antonyms:
    superiority, majority, excellence, eminence, independence, mastery, exaltation, elevation

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. inferiority(n.)

    Synonyms:
    lower state or condition

  2. inferiority(n.)

    Synonyms:
    subordination

  3. inferiority(n.)

    Synonyms:
    mediocrity, poor quality

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. inferiority(n)

    Synonyms:
    subordinacy, mediocrity, deficiency

How to pronounce inferiority?

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How to say inferiority in sign language?

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Words popularity by usage frequency

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#3761poverty
#4452depression
#4956minority
#41855mediocrity
#45272servitude
#47817subordination
#52274inferiority
#59900subjection

How to use inferiority in a sentence?

  1. Perry Brass:

    Realize the complicated specials of what we call the “inferiority complex.” In other words, what, Miss Thing, is so damn special about you to make you feel so specially inferior to any other jerk?

  2. Alfred Adler:

    We must interpret a bad temper as a sign of inferiority.

  3. Martin Luther King, Jr.:

    Discrimination is a hellhound that gnaws at Negroes in every waking moment of their lives to remind them that the lie of their inferiority is accepted as truth in the society dominating them.

  4. John Oldham:

    Underneath that, there’s a sense of inferiority and incompleteness.

  5. 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.


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