su·pe·ri·or·i·ty noun \su̇-ˌpir-ē-ˈȯr-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
: the quality or state of being superior; also : a superior characteristic
Examples of SUPERIORITY
- His success has given him a false sense of superiority.
- <the superiority of some of the customers at the exclusive beauty salon is enough to curl your hair>
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Related to SUPERIORITY
- assumption, bumptiousness, consequence, haughtiness, hauteur, high horse, huffiness, imperiousness, loftiness, lordliness, masterfulness, peremptoriness, pomposity, pompousness, presumptuousness, pretense (or pretence), pretension, pretentiousness, self-consequence, self-importance, superciliousness, arrogance, toploftiness
- humility, modesty, unassumingness, unpretentiousness
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