Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The state of being inferior, especially in degree or quality; a lower state or condition.
  • noun In logic, the character of a sign, name, proposition, or inference which is applicable to only a part of the cases to which another is applicable.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • The state of being inferior; a lower state or condition.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun The quality or state of being inferior.
  • noun An inferior quality.
  • noun The quality of being a competitive disadvantage.

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

  • noun an inferior quality
  • noun the state of being inferior
  • noun the quality of being a competitive disadvantage

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