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Noun: inferiority  in,feer-ee'or-u-tee or in,feer-ee'ó-ru-tee [N. Amer], in,feer-ee'ó-ru-tee [Brit]
  1. The state of being inferior
    - lower status, lower rank
  2. An inferior quality
    - low quality
  3. The quality of being a competitive disadvantage
    - unfavorable position [US], unfavourable position [Brit, Cdn]

Derived forms: inferiorities

Type of: caliber [US], calibre [Brit, Cdn], disadvantage, low status, lowliness, lowness, quality

Antonym: superiority

Encyclopedia: Inferiority