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in·fer·i·or·i·ty

(in-fēr'ē-ōr'i-tē),
The condition or state of being or feeling inadequate or inferior, especially relative to one's peers or to others similarly situated.

in·fer·i·or·i·ty

(in-fēr'ē-ōr'i-tē)
The condition or state of being or feeling inadequate or inferior, especially relative to one's peers or to others similarly situated.
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Papadopoulos' inferiority complex towards the Greeks clouds his mind and instead of attacking the real culprit -- Samaras -- he reserved his ire for a non-Greek.
The Mediation Effect of General Self-Efficacy Between Coping Style and Perceived Self-Efficacy in Managing Inferiority
And the jealousy or the inferiority caused by wealth another has obtained has reduced humankind into a pitiable condition.
We belong on the same park - there's no inferiority complex here.
This letter is not to justify but to explain the source of this intricate but real white superiority/black inferiority relationship.
98-99) Even with the publication of a number of freed slave narratives in the 1780s (such as that of Equiano)--after 1790, black inferiority was a given in English culture.
If there is any inferiority complex at all, then it is about having less money, but that is not a complex but a circumstance.
Therefore, to a friend with an inferiority complex, you could say, "It's extraordinary how much I don't know about my field, and yet I get along pretty well.
The inferiority complex against the southern hemisphere is something we're trying to put behind us," he said.
But spelling bee films also touch a national nerve about the inferiority of American schools, students, and study habits, and remind us of the intense personal labor and attention required for real teaching.
It is supposed to be a big day for them it shows they have some kind of inferiority complex.
And the Muslim world, seeing the power of the West, just as did the Chinese and the Japanese worlds, began to have a sense of servitude, obedience, and awe, combined with an inferiority complex, from the nineteenth century onwards: attitudes which are still very much with us.