1. inferiority

noun. ['ˌɪnfɪriːˈɔrɪˌtiː'] the state of being inferior.


  • shade
  • low status
  • lower rank
  • subordinateness
  • backseat
  • lower status
  • lowliness
  • lowness


  • wholesomeness
  • inutility
  • generality
  • fruitfulness

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Rhymes with Inferiority

  • superiority
  • seniority
  • dority

Sentences with inferiority

1. Noun, singular or mass
These children may grow up with an inferiority complex and become rigid in their thinking.

Quotes about inferiority

1. Welcome to the wonderful world of jealousy, he thought. For the price of admission, you get a splitting headache, a nearly irresistable urge to commit murder, and an inferiority complex. Yippee.
- J.R. Ward, Dark Lover

2. The fact that man knows right from wrong proves his intellectual superiority to the other creatures; but the fact that he can do wrong proves his moral inferiority to any creatures that cannot.
- Mark Twain, What Is Man?

3. The barrier during self-improvement is not so much that we hate learning, rather we hate being taught. To learn entails that the knowledge was achieved on one's own accord - it feels great - but to be taught often leaves a feeling of inferiority. Thus it takes a bit of determination and a lot of humility in order for one to fully develop.
- Criss Jami, Killosophy

2. inferiority

noun. ['ˌɪnfɪriːˈɔrɪˌtiː'] an inferior quality.


  • wretchedness
  • quality
  • second class
  • poorness
  • scrubbiness
  • caliber
  • low quality
  • scrawniness


  • superiority
  • low quality
  • superior
  • inferior

3. inferiority

noun. ['ˌɪnfɪriːˈɔrɪˌtiː'] the quality of being a competitive disadvantage.


  • disadvantage


  • well-being
  • comfort