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Definition of Inferiority

Inferiority

  1. The state of being inferior; a lower state or condition; as, inferiority of rank, of talents, of age, of worth.

Inferiority Quotations

Pretend inferiority and encourage his arrogance.
Sun Tzu

Discrimination is a hellhound that gnaws at Negroes in every waking moment of their lives to remind them that the lie of their inferiority is accepted as truth in the society dominating them.
Martin Luther King, Jr.

Women ought to feel a peculiar sympathy in the colored man's wrong, for, like him, she has been accused of mental inferiority, and denied the privileges of a liberal education.
Angelina Grimke

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

To be a human being means to possess a feeling of inferiority which constantly presses towards its own conquest. The greater the feeling of inferiority that has been experienced, the more powerful is the urge for conquest and the more violent the emotional agitation.
Alfred Adler
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Inferiority Translations

inferiority in German is Minderwertigkeit
inferiority in Spanish is inferioridad
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