Results for inferior

Definitions of inferior:

part of speech: noun

One who ranks below another.

part of speech: noun

One lower in rank or station: one younger than another.

part of speech: adjective

Lower in place, rank, or quality; secondary; between the earth and the sun; as, inferior planets.

part of speech: adjective

Lower, as in station, rank, age, condition, excellence, or value; of second- rate quality; not the best; subordinate; in bot., applied to the ovary when it seems to be situated below the calyx, and to the part of a flower farthest from the axis.

part of speech: noun

One who is in a lower station or rank than another.

part of speech: adjective

Lower in any respect: subordinate: secondary.

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