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inferior

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English

Etymology

Borrowed from Latin inferior, the comparative of infra, meaning "low"

Pronunciation

Adjective

inferior (comparative {{{1}}}, superlative {{{2}}})

Positive
inferior

Comparative
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Superlative
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  1. of lower quality
    Anna had always felt inferior to her brother due to poor school grades.
  2. of lower rank
  3. located below
  4. In botany, inside the flower stalk below the petals. Said of an ovary.

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Noun

Singular
inferior

Plural
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inferior ({{{1}}})
  1. a person of lower stature to another

Antonyms

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Spanish

Adjective

inferior m. and f. (plural inferiores)

  1. inferior (of lower quality)
  2. inferior (of lower rank)
  3. inferior (below)

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