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Definition of Inferior

Inferior

  1. Lower in place, rank, excellence, etc.; less important or valuable; subordinate; underneath; beneath.
  2. Poor or mediocre; as, an inferior quality of goods.
  3. Nearer the sun than the earth is; as, the inferior or interior planets; an inferior conjunction of Mercury or Venus.
  4. Below the horizon; as, the inferior part of a meridian.
  5. Situated below some other organ; -- said of a calyx when free from the ovary, and therefore below it, or of an ovary with an adherent and therefore inferior calyx.
  6. On the side of a flower which is next the bract; anterior.
  7. Junior or subordinate in rank; as, an inferior officer.
  8. A person lower in station, rank, intellect, etc., than another.

Inferior Quotations

No one can make you feel inferior without your consent. - Eleanor Roosevelt
No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.
Eleanor Roosevelt

Allah says in the Qur'an not to despise one another. So the criterion in Islam is not color or social status. It's who is most righteous. If I go to a mosque - and I'm a basketball player with money and prestige - if I go to a mosque and see an imam, I feel inferior. He's better than me. It's about knowledge.
Hakeem Olajuwon

The superior man understands what is right; the inferior man understands what will sell.
Confucius

The promise of America is one immigration policy for all who seek to enter our shores, whether they come from Mexico, Haiti or Canada, there must be one set of rules for everybody. We cannot welcome those to come and then try and act as though any culture will not be respected or treated inferior. We cannot look at the Latino community and preach 'one language.' No one gave them an English test before they sent them to Iraq to fight for America.
Al Sharpton

The one permanent emotion of the inferior man is fear - fear of the unknown, the complex, the inexplicable. What he wants above everything else is safety.
H. L. Mencken
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Inferior Translations

inferior in Dutch is minderwaardig
inferior in German is untelegen, schlechter (als), untere
inferior in Italian is di valore scadente
inferior in Latin is improbus
inferior in Spanish is inferior
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