from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The state or character of being superior, in any sense.
  • noun In Scots law, the right which the superior enjoys in the land held by the vassal. (See superior, 3.) The superiority of all the lands in the kingdom was originally in the sovereign.

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

  • noun The quality, state, or condition of being superior

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

  • noun the state of being superior

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

  • noun displaying a sense of being better than others
  • noun the quality of being superior
  • noun the quality of being at a competitive advantage
  • noun the state of excelling or surpassing or going beyond usual limits


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