from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun A persistent sense of inadequacy or a tendency to self-diminishment, sometimes resulting in excessive aggressiveness through overcompensation.
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- noun a
senseof inferiority; the feelingthat one is inferiorto others in certain aspects.
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- noun a sense of personal inferiority arising from conflict between the desire to be noticed and the fear of being humiliated
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