Definition of Superiority

1. Noun. The quality of being superior.

Exact synonyms: High Quality
Generic synonyms: Caliber, Calibre, Quality
Specialized synonyms: Choiceness, Fineness, First Class, First Water, Cleverness, Ingeniousness, Ingenuity
Antonyms: Low Quality, Inferiority
Derivative terms: Superior



2. Noun. The quality of being at a competitive advantage.
Exact synonyms: Favorable Position, Favourable Position
Generic synonyms: Advantage, Vantage
Specialized synonyms: Edge, Inside Track, Upper Hand, Whip Hand
Derivative terms: Superior, Superior

3. Noun. Displaying a sense of being better than others. "He hated the white man's superiority and condescension"

4. Noun. The state of excelling or surpassing or going beyond usual limits.

Definition of Superiority

1. n. The quality, state, or condition of being superior; as, superiority of rank; superiority in merit.

Definition of Superiority

1. Noun. the state of being superior ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Superiority

1. [n -TIES]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Superiority

superior oblique
superior ophthalmic vein
superior planet
superior pulmonary vein
superior rectus
superior rectus muscle
superior skill
superior tarsal
superior thalamostriate vein
superior thyroid vein
superior vena cava
superior vocal cord
superioress
superioresses
superiorities
superiority (current term)
superiority complex
superiorly
superiorness
superiors
superiorship
superiorships
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superiourity
superiourly
superiours
superisation
superization
superizations
superjacent

Literary usage of Superiority

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. On War by Carl von Clausewitz, James John Graham, Frederic Natusch Maude (1908)
"... the battle,t or into the War, because the superiority of numbers was not considered to have that importance which in the nature of things belongs to it. ..."

2. The Cambridge Modern History by Adolphus William Ward, George Walter Prothero (1907)
"In reality, the superiority to which they trusted was more than ... The choice of the fighting rested with them ; and with that, also the superiority. ..."

3. The Works of Tennyson by Alfred Tennyson Tennyson, Hallam Tennyson Tennyson (1905)
"In reality, the superiority to which they trusted was more than ... The choice of the fighting rested with them; and with that, also the superiority. ..."

4. Digest of the Scottish Law of Conveyancing: Heritable Rights by John Craigie (1887)
"DISPOSITION OF superiority ; CONSOLIDATION. .,-...-_.. ' a disposition IN a disposition of superiority to a stranger, or to a vassal Peculiarities of ..."

5. The Novels of Jane Austen by Jane Austen (1892)
"... and really regarding him as she did with friendship, she had never been more sensible of Mr Knightley's high superiority of character. ..."

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