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 Meanings and Examples of SUPERIOR
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superior
 a.  greater rank or quality than other people or things of the same type; excellent
Classic Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
1  The house negroes of the County considered themselves superior to white trash, and their unconcealed scorn stung him, while their more secure position in life stirred his envy.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER III
2  She wanted to feel superior and virtuous about Belle but she could not.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXIII
3  Frank, in common with all men he knew, felt that a wife should be guided by her husband's superior knowledge, should accept his opinions in full and have none of her own.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXVI
4  In fact, the Circle's rendition of The Bohemian Girl was said by many to be far superior to professional performances heard in New York and New Orleans.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLI
5  It would be pleasant to feel superior to Rhett.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLVIII
6  Mere display left her with a sense of superior distinction; but she felt an affinity to all the subtler manifestations of wealth.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 4
7  You're hard on me, Aunt Julia: I have never really cared for cards, but a girl hates to be thought priggish and superior, and one drifts into doing what the others do.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 15
8  We townies are parasites, and yet we feel superior to them.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER V
9  I think of myself as so superior, but I do eat and digest, I do wash my dirty paws and scratch.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER IX
10  But she discovered that Bea was extraordinarily like girls she had loved in college, and as a companion altogether superior to the young matrons of the Jolly Seventeen.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER IX
11  See here: You KNOW you feel superior to folks.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIV
12  My father was the tenderest man in the world, but he did feel superior to ordinary people.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIV
13  He was a superior person, used to this tumult.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVII
14  Whatever the McGanums were at home, here they stood out as so superior to all the undistinguishable strangers absurdly hurrying past that the Kennicotts held them as long as they could.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVII
15  The rest of the association dropped into the theater every evening, and were literary and superior.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVIII
Example Sentence: (44 in 3 pages)
16  Even in terms of his own quite awesome power he was nothing but an underling in relation to his superior.
17  We have a relationship infinitely superior to those of many of our friends.
18  Electron Instruments believed its desktop SEM was vastly superior to the next best alternative from a Japanese competitor.
19  Bishop Proudie's wife expected all the subordinate clergy to behave with great deference to the wife of their superior.
20  The army was defeated by superior numbers of enemy troops.
21  White supremacy is a racist ideology asserting white people are superior to other races.
22  Exercise had given his muscles superior definition.
23  In addition to its superior elasticity, bamboo is surprisingly hard.
24  Because he had fought gamely against a much superior boxer, the crowd gave him a standing ovation when he left the arena.
25  By fostering superior journalistic writing from scholarly research, the School's aim is to improve the standard of professional journalism.
26  His air of calm superiority annoyed her intensely.
27  Where there is a real superiority of mind, pride will be always under good regulation.
28  There is a moment in every battle at which the least maneuver is decisive and gives superiority as one drop of water causes overflow.
29  Driving the Jaguar gave him a feeling of total control, effortless superiority.
30  Those war plans rested on a belief in the ineluctable superiority of the offense over the defense.