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 Meanings and Examples of INFERIOR
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inferior
 a.  poor; lower than a given reference point; low or lower in order, degree, or rank
Classic Sentence: (82 in 6 pages)
1  Now, in my opinion, Dupin was a very inferior fellow.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In PART I: CHAPTER II. THE SCIENCE OF DEDUCTION
2  The situation of the inferior gentry, or Franklins, as they were called, who, by the law and spirit of the English constitution, were entitled to hold themselves independent of feudal tyranny, became now unusually precarious.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER I
3  A circumstance which greatly tended to enhance the tyranny of the nobility, and the sufferings of the inferior classes, arose from the consequences of the Conquest by Duke William of Normandy.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER I
4  While indulging themselves in the pleasures of the table, they aimed at delicacy, but avoided excess, and were apt to attribute gluttony and drunkenness to the vanquished Saxons, as vices peculiar to their inferior station.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIV
5  It was a fortress of no great size, consisting of a donjon, or large and high square tower, surrounded by buildings of inferior height, which were encircled by an inner court-yard.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXI
6  Behind them, but still upon the dais or elevated portion of the hall, stood the esquires of the Order, in white dresses of an inferior quality.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXVII
7  By far the greater part of those inferior persons were, in one rank or other, connected with the Order, and were accordingly distinguished by their black dresses.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXVII
8  A crowd of inferior personages belonging to the Preceptory followed the victim, all moving with the utmost order, with arms folded, and looks bent upon the ground.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLIII
9  I would rather have an inferior degree of beauty, of my own choice, and acquired progressively.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER VI
10  Among admirals, large enough; but," with an air of grandeur, "we know very little of the inferior ranks.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER VI
11  Sir Thomas set off, Edmund would go with him, and the others had been left in a state of wretchedness, inferior only to what followed the receipt of the next letters from London.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLVII
12  She had been always used to think herself a little inferior to Maria.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLVIII
13  Mr. Crackit, apparently somewhat ashamed at being found relaxing himself with a gentleman so much his inferior in station and mental endowments, yawned, and inquiring after Sikes, took up his hat to go.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXIX
14  He considered the blessing of beauty as inferior only to the blessing of a baronetcy; and the Sir Walter Elliot, who united these gifts, was the constant object of his warmest respect and devotion.
Persuasion By Jane Austen
Get Context   In Chapter 1
15  His two other children were of very inferior value.
Persuasion By Jane Austen
Get Context   In Chapter 1
Example Sentence: (18 in 2 pages)
1  I felt very inferior among all those academics.
2  Too sad so still is inferior to pretend don't care about anything.
3  No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.
4  A colonel is inferior to a general.
5  A captain is inferior to a major.
6  Nobody is inferior to you here.
7  No inferior products should be allowed to pass.
8  She liked to pull her rank on her inferior.
9  The cassettes were of inferior quality.
10  Joseph made sure that he was never palmed off with inferior stuff.
11  After reading these stories, it may appear as if we are, in short, inferior to Cornell.
12  To be low man on the totem pole is to have an inferior place in the hierarchy.
13  The juice from the last pressing being very dark and astringent, is put with the inferior wine.
14  The invading force, conscious of their numerical inferiority at sea, decided on an airborne attack.
15  The superiority and inferiority of PM machine is closely related with the function parameter of permanent magnet material which is being used.