superiority

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su·pe·ri·or·i·ty

noun \s-ˌpir-ē-ˈr-ə-tē, ˌsü-, -ˈär-\

: the quality or state of being high or higher in quality

: the belief that you are better than other people

: the quality or state of being larger, stronger, etc., than others

plural su·pe·ri·or·i·ties

Full Definition of SUPERIORITY

:  the quality or state of being superior; also :  a superior characteristic

Examples of SUPERIORITY

  1. His success has given him a false sense of superiority.
  2. <the superiority of some of the customers at the exclusive beauty salon is enough to curl your hair>

First Known Use of SUPERIORITY

15th century

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