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1. inferior

adjective. ['ˌɪnˈfɪriːɝ'] of or characteristic of low rank or importance.

Synonyms

  • lowly
  • indifferent
  • middle-level
  • humble
  • small
  • modest
  • outclassed
  • low
  • low-level

Antonyms

  • dominant
  • high
  • happy
  • comfortable

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Words that Rhyme with Inferior

  • exterior
  • centerior
  • ulterior
  • superior
  • interior
  • anterior
  • cheerier

How do you pronounce inferior?

Pronounce inferior as ˌɪnˈfɪriər.

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Example sentences of the word inferior


1. Adjective
Using inferior goods from another country could be the demise of a small business.

Quotes containing the word inferior


1. No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.
- Eleanor Roosevelt, This is My Story

2. I don't want to be married to someone who feels inferior to my success or because I make more money than he does.
- Grace Kelly

3. To terrify children with the image of hell, to consider women an inferior creation—is that good for the world?
- Christopher Hitchens

2. inferior

adjective. ['ˌɪnˈfɪriːɝ'] of low or inferior quality.

Synonyms

  • second-rate
  • crummy
  • miserable
  • cheap
  • punk
  • coarsened
  • ropey
  • third-rate
  • bush-league
  • common
  • less
  • scrubby
  • stunted
  • shoddy
  • coarse
  • caliber
  • bush
  • chintzy
  • execrable
  • utility
  • mediocre
  • base
  • calibre
  • quality
  • wretched
  • sleazy
  • woeful
  • deplorable
  • worst
  • second-class
  • utility-grade
  • bad
  • ropy
  • scrawny
  • low-grade
  • bum
  • cheapjack
  • tawdry
  • commercial
  • cheesy
  • tinny

Antonyms

  • best
  • expensive
  • tasteful
  • generous

3. inferior

adjective. ['ˌɪnˈfɪriːɝ'] written or printed below and to one side of another character.

Antonyms

  • adscript

4. inferior

noun. ['ˌɪnˈfɪriːɝ'] a character or symbol set or printed or written beneath or slightly below and to the side of another character.

Synonyms

  • grapheme
  • character
  • graphic symbol

Antonyms

  • thin
  • rural area
  • unusual
  • uncommon

5. inferior

noun. ['ˌɪnˈfɪriːɝ'] one of lesser rank or station or quality.

Antonyms

  • superior

6. inferior

adjective. ['ˌɪnˈfɪriːɝ'] lower than a given reference point.

Antonyms

  • side

7. inferior

adjective. ['ˌɪnˈfɪriːɝ'] falling short of some prescribed norm.

Synonyms

  • substandard
  • nonstandard

Antonyms

  • fortunate
  • ample
  • estimable
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