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inferiority complex

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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A persistent sense of inadequacy or a tendency to self-diminishment, sometimes resulting in excessive aggressiveness through overcompensation.

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  • n. a sense of inferiority; the feeling that one is inferior to others in certain aspects.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a sense of personal inferiority arising from conflict between the desire to be noticed and the fear of being humiliated

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