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inferiority (n.)

"state of being inferior," 1590s, probably from Medieval Latin *inferioritas; see inferior + -ity. Inferiority complex first attested 1919.

The surrender of life is nothing to sinking down into acknowledgment of inferiority. [John C. Calhoun, Senate debate, Feb. 19, 1847]

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Definitions of inferiority

inferiority (n.)
the state of being inferior;
Synonyms: lower status / lower rank
inferiority (n.)
an inferior quality;
Synonyms: low quality
inferiority (n.)
the quality of being a competitive disadvantage;
Synonyms: unfavorable position
From wordnet.princeton.edu