inferior - definition and synonyms


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  1. 1
    not as good as someone or something else

    It produces photographs of inferior quality.

    inferior to:

    This design is inferior to the one the German company proposed.

    an inferior student

     Synonyms and related words
    1. a.
      if something is inferior, its quality is not good

      inferior products

    2. b.
      someone who feels inferior believes that they are not as good or important as other people
  2. 2
    lower in status or rank than someone or something else

    an inferior court

    inferior to:

    A corporal is inferior to a sergeant.