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superiority

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of superiority

  1. 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 of 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, toploftinessWords Related to superiority 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 of superiority bashfulness, demureness, retiringness, shyness; diffidence, self-distrust, self-doubt, timidity, timidness; lowliness, meekness, mousiness, passiveness, passivity, submissiveness; quietness, reserve, reservednessAntonyms of superiority humility, modesty, unassumingness, unpretentiousness

  2. 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 of superiority choiceness, distinction, excellency, first-rateness, greatness, perfection, preeminence, primeness, superbness, excellence, supremacyWords Related to superiority faultlessness, flawlessness, impeccability, perfectness; goodness, value, worth; consequence, importance, notabilityNear Antonyms of superiority averageness, badness, crumminess, inferiority, mediocrity, ordinariness, worthlessness

  3. 3 the fact or state of being above others in rank or importance the superiority of the nation in military might Synonyms of superiority distinction, dominance, noteworthiness, paramountcy, preeminence, preponderance, preponderancy, prepotency, prestigiousness, primacy, eminence, supremacy, transcendenceWords Related to superiority 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 of superiority insignificance; inferiority, mediocrity; obscureness, obscurity



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