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- n. The quality or state of being inferior.
- n. An inferior quality.
- n. The quality of being a competitive disadvantage.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- The state of being inferior; a lower state or condition.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The state of being inferior, especially in degree or quality; a lower state or condition.
- n. In logic, the character of a sign, name, proposition, or inference which is applicable to only a part of the cases to which another is applicable.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. an inferior quality
- n. the state of being inferior
- n. the quality of being a competitive disadvantage
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The fact that the governments did not use the term "inferior" does not change the fact that Hawaiian academic inferiority is the basis of their argument.
Our sense of inferiority is not, happily, one of our exports.
He is deeply conscious of his own inferiority from the narrowness of the scope in which he has lived during the course of his past life.
This sense of inferiority translates into the "chip on the shoulder" attitude.
To say that it’s troubling that she has a starting assumption that African Americans are genetically disposed to be less intelligent than whites, and that she needs evidence to disprove her starting assumption of their intellectual inferiority, is not to argue that she’s a racist because she didn’t consider whether African Americans may be more intelligent than whites.
Flann O’Brien’s relative inferiority is as much a matter of style as of substance.
If you don't risk equality and you trap yourself in inferiority.
I want to say to you, youth of Africa that the tragedy of Africa is not in the so-called inferiority of its art, its thought, its culture.
Thematic elements challenge the idea of inferiority as the title itself implies throughout the book.
The inferiority might be the result of feebleness and of want of activity of mind.