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Synonyms for inferior

one of lesser rank or station or quality

a character or symbol set or printed or written beneath or slightly below and to the side of another character

of or characteristic of low rank or importance

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of low or inferior quality

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written or printed below and to one side of another character

having an orbit between the sun and the Earth's orbit

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lower than a given reference point

falling short of some prescribed norm

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A circumstance which greatly tended to enhance the tyranny of the nobility, and the sufferings of the inferior classes, arose from the consequences of the Conquest by Duke William of Normandy.
Detractors are pleased to think it improbable, that so illustrious a person should descend to give so great a mark of distinction to a creature so inferior as I.
Their world is far gone in its cooling and this world is still crowded with life, but crowded only with what they regard as inferior animals.
2) He will win who knows how to handle both superior and inferior forces.
At this unexpected communication Mehevi regarded me, for a moment, as if he half suspected I was some inferior sort of white man, who after all did not know much more than a Typee.
While the granitic summits of the Rocky Mountains are bleak and bare, many of the inferior ridges are scantily clothed with scrubbed pines, oaks, cedar, and furze.
He considered the blessing of beauty as inferior only to the blessing of a baronetcy; and the Sir Walter Elliot, who united these gifts, was the constant object of his warmest respect and devotion.
Reginald has a good figure and is not unworthy the praise you have heard given him, but is still greatly inferior to our friend at Langford.
To constitute Tribunals inferior to the supreme Court;
And yet boldness is a child of ignorance and baseness, far inferior to other parts.
Those men therefore who are as much inferior to others as the body is to the soul, are to be thus disposed of, as the proper use of them is their bodies, in which their excellence consists; and if what I have said be true, they are slaves by nature, and it is advantageous to them to be always under government.
He was that inferior man-creature, a nigger, and Jerry had been thoroughly trained all his brief days to the law that the white men were the superior two-legged gods.
It matters little if those who are inferior to us in merit should be like us in outside appearances.
Not a work betrayed the hand of man; not a ruin marked his course; not a group of animals was to be seen indicating life, even in an inferior degree.
And if so, my friend, I said, there is no special faculty of administration in a state which a woman has because she is a woman, or which a man has by virtue of his sex, but the gifts of nature are alike diffused in both; all the pursuits of men are the pursuits of women also, but in all of them a woman is inferior to a man.