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inferiority

[ in-feer-ee-awr-i-tee, -or- ]
/ ɪnˌfɪər iˈɔr ɪ ti, -ˈɒr- /
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noun
the quality or state of being lesser or lower in rank, position, quality, etc.:Negative perceptions about the inferiority of generic drugs compared to brand name drugs were more pronounced among some segments of the studied population.
the quality or state of feeling less important, valuable, or worthy:The youth center was founded on the belief that youth violence is a product of various social and economic factors that contribute to feelings of inferiority, powerlessness, and hopelessness.
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