superiority


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the quality of being at a competitive advantage

displaying a sense of being better than others

the state of excelling or surpassing or going beyond usual limits

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Their great superiority over all other Polynesians cannot fail to attract the notice of those who visit the principal groups in the Pacific.
Among them Mehevi moved with an easy air of superiority which was not to be mistaken; and he whom I had only looked at as the hospitable host of the Ti, and one of the military leaders of the tribe, now assumed in my eyes the dignity of royal station.
Manson Mingott's and the Headly Chiverses'); and at a time when it was beginning to be thought "provincial" to put a "crash" over the drawing-room floor and move the furniture upstairs, the possession of a ball-room that was used for no other purpose, and left for three-hundred-and-sixty-four days of the year to shuttered darkness, with its gilt chairs stacked in a corner and its chandelier in a bag; this undoubted superiority was felt to compensate for whatever was regrettable in the Beaufort past.
But still I acknowledge that I am perplexed when I hear the voices of Thrasymachus and myriads of others dinning in my ears; and, on the other hand, I have never yet heard the superiority of justice to injustice maintained by any one in a satisfactory way.
Now, upon the most diligent enquiry into the former lives of these two brothers, I find, besides the cursed and hellish maxim of policy above mentioned, another reason for the captain's conduct: the captain, besides what we have before said of him, was a man of great pride and fierceness, and had always treated his brother, who was of a different complexion, and greatly deficient in both these qualities, with the utmost air of superiority.
Payot asserts that genius is, above all, a long process of patience: scientific and literary works that honour human talent the most are not at all due to the superiority of intelligence, like it is generally believed, but instead to the superiority of a willpower that is admirably owner of itself.
INCHEON -- Pakistan Kabbadi team maintained their superiority over Bangladesh as they thrashed their opponents 2411 and advanced in the semifinal 17th Asian Games at Songdo Global University Gymnasium on Monday.
Secukinumab met all primary and key secondary endpoints at Week 12 in the ERASURE and FIXTURE studies, showing superiority to Enbrel (etanercept) in improving moderate-to-severe plaque psoriasis symptoms in the FIXTURE study, and superiority over placebo in both studies.
Using the Russia-Georgia war as an illustrative case, this article argues that the principal value of integrating cyber power into a joint military campaign is that it compels the enemy to make mistakes by performing three main warfighting tasks: reconnaissance, superiority, and interdiction.
We all actually admire their abilities and hard work, also we accept their superiority but the causal, which they give for their superiority is not acceptable.
A sense of security, self-confidence and superiority helps you feel more magnanimous.
Alicke, Vredenburg, Hiatt and Govorun (2001) demonstrated a consistent superiority effect using a list of traits (e.
We must also note that the cyberspace superiority discussed here has to do with conflicts between nation-states.
8 ( ANI ): Ideologues on both ends of the political spectrum are equally likely to believe their opinions are superior to others', but their feelings of superiority emerge for distinct political issues, according to new research published in Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Psychological Science.
Superiority complex A person's exaggerated and unrealistic belief that they're better than other people.