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  Words related to inferior

Related / Similar Words: subscript, junior-grade, lower, lower-ranking, lowly, petty(a), secondary, subaltern, subordinate, deficient, substandard

 

Definition:
  • a character or symbol set or printed or written beneath or slightly below and to the side of another character;
  • one of lesser rank or station or quality;
  • inferior in rank or status; "the junior faculty"; "a lowly corporal"; "petty officialdom"; "a subordinate functionary";
  • falling short of some prescribed norm; "substandard housing";
  • of or characteristic of low rank or importance;
  • of low or inferior quality;
  • having an orbit between the sun and the Earth''s orbit; "Mercury and Venus are inferior planets";
  • written or printed below and to one side of another character;
  • lower than a given reference point; "inferior alveolar artery";

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    See Also: low, subordinate, low-level, worst

     

    Attributes: quality, caliber, calibre

     

     
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