inferior

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inferior

adjective

Definition of INFERIOR

1
situated lower down <creatures that inhabit the dark, inferior depths of the ocean>
Synonyms lower, nether
Related Words lowest, nethermost; underlying
Antonyms higher, superior, upper
3
belonging to the class of people of low social or economic rank <at one time, the upper crust liked to believe that inferior people were fit only to be servants>
4
falling short of a standard <an inferior science textbook that was out-of-date the day that it was published>
5
having not so great importance or rank as another <an inferior officer cannot strike a superior under any circumstances>

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