superiority

3 ENTRIES FOUND:

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

Browse

Next Word in the Dictionary: superiority complex
Previous Word in the Dictionary: superior general
All Words Near: superiority

Seen & Heard

What made you want to look up superiority? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Get Our Free Apps
Voice Search, Favorites,
Word of the Day, and More
Join Us on FB & Twitter
Get the Word of the Day and More