Synonyms and Antonyms of superiority
1 an exaggerated sense of one's importance that shows itself in the making of excessive or unjustified claims the superiority of some of the customers at the exclusive beauty salon is enough to curl your hair Synonyms 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, toploftinessRelated Words authoritativeness, bossiness, bowwow, brag, dominance, high-handedness; condescension, disdain, scorn; chest-thumping, inflation, self-assertion, side [chiefly British], snobbery, snobbishness, snobbism, snootiness; attitude, cheek, cheekiness, impertinence, impudence, sauciness; boastfulness, bombast, braggadocio, bravado, strut, swagger, triumphalism, vaingloriousness, vainglory; cockiness, complacence, conceit, egoism, egotism, pride, pridefulness, self-assumption, self-centeredness, self-complacency, self-conceit, self-content, self-contentment, self-opinion, self-partiality, self-satisfaction, smugness, swelled head, vanity; superiority complexNear Antonyms bashfulness, demureness, retiringness, shyness; diffidence, self-distrust, self-doubt, timidity, timidness; lowliness, meekness, mousiness, passiveness, passivity, submissiveness; quietness, reserve, reservednessAntonyms humility, modesty, unassumingness, unpretentiousness
2 exceptionally high quality the superiority of tree-ripened mangoes might make you want to spend the rest of your life in a tropical climate Synonyms choiceness, distinction, excellency, first-rateness, greatness, perfection, preeminence, primeness, superbness, excellence, supremacyRelated Words faultlessness, flawlessness, impeccability, perfectness; goodness, value, worth; consequence, importance, notabilityNear Antonyms averageness, badness, crumminess, inferiority, mediocrity, ordinariness, worthlessness
3 the fact or state of being above others in rank or importance the superiority of the nation in military might Synonyms distinction, dominance, noteworthiness, paramountcy, preeminence, preponderance, preponderancy, prepotency, prestigiousness, primacy, eminence, supremacy, transcendenceRelated Words celebrity, fame, famousness, glory, honor, kudos, renown, reputation, repute; megastardom, stardom, superstardom; greatness, illustriousness, nobleness, notableness; ascendance (also ascendence), ascendancy (also ascendency), authority, domination, dominion; influence, power, prestige, weight; infamy, notorietyNear Antonyms insignificance; inferiority, mediocrity; obscureness, obscurity
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