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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 next time you feel unworthy, inadequate or inferior, remember that these experiences have nothing to do with humbleness, any more than lowering yourself to connect with another individual has to do with humbleness. There are no lower or higher individuals in the perception of a humble person. There are only souls. There is only love.
Gary Zukav

When I grew up in the South, I was taught that segregation was the will of God, and the Bible was quoted to prove it. I was taught that women were by nature in inferior to men, and the Bible was quoted to prove it. I was taught that it was okay to hate other religions, and especially the Jews, and the Bible was quoted to prove it.
John Shelby Spong

Elegance is inferior to virtue.
Mary Shelley
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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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