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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

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

But suppose God is black? What if we go to Heaven and we, all our lives, have treated the Negro as an inferior, and God is there, and we look up and He is not white? What then is our response?
Robert Kennedy

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

So as a prelude whites must be made to realise that they are only human, not superior. Same with Blacks. They must be made to realise that they are also human, not inferior.
Steven Biko
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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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