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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

Segregation is that which is forced upon an inferior by a superior. Separation is done voluntarily by two equals.
Malcolm X

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

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

I am fond of them, of the inferior beings of the abyss, of those who are full of longing.
Richard Wagner

Society, being codified by man, decrees that woman is inferior; she can do away with this inferiority only by destroying the male's superiority.
Simone de Beauvoir
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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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