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Synonyms of inferior

Noun


1. inferior, follower

usage: one of lesser rank or station or quality

2. subscript, inferior, character, grapheme, graphic symbol

usage: a character or symbol set or printed or written beneath or slightly below and to the side of another character

Adjective


1. inferior (vs. superior), humble, low, lowly, modest, small, indifferent, low-level, middle-level, outclassed, low, low, subordinate#1, low-level

usage: of or characteristic of low rank or importance

2. inferior (vs. superior), bad, base, bum, cheap, cheesy, chintzy, crummy, punk, sleazy, tinny, bush-league, bush, cheapjack, shoddy, tawdry, coarse, common, coarsened, commercial, commercial-grade, deplorable, execrable, miserable, woeful, wretched, less, low-grade, mediocre, second-rate, ropey, ropy, scrawny, scrubby, stunted, second-class, third-rate, utility(prenominal), utility-grade, worst

usage: of low or inferior quality

3. subscript (vs. adscript) (vs. superscript), inferior

usage: written or printed below and to one side of another character

4. inferior (vs. superior)

usage: having an orbit between the sun and the Earth's orbit; "Mercury and Venus are inferior planets"

5. inferior, bottom(prenominal) (vs. side) (vs. top)

usage: lower than a given reference point; "inferior alveolar artery"

6. deficient, inferior, substandard, nonstandard (vs. standard)

usage: falling short of some prescribed norm; "substandard housing"

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