[suh-peer-ee-awr-i-tee, -or-, soo-]
- the quality or condition of being superior.
Origin of superiority
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Examples from the Web for superiorities
Worship his superiorities; wish him not less by a thought, but hoard and tell them all.Essays, First Series
Ralph Waldo Emerson
What are the superiorities, and what is the nature of the deference?Human Intercourse
Philip Gilbert Hamerton
They keep using ideas as megaphones to proclaim their own superiorities.Gargoyles
July was the voluntary defeat of all superiorities,—name, fortune, talent.The Village Rector
Honore de Balzac
Had not his old mentor always sung of the superiorities of that tongue?Villa Elsa
Word Origin and History for superiorities
late 15c., from Old French superiorite or directly from Medieval Latin superioritas, from super "above, over" (see super-).
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper