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An inferiority complex, in the fields of psychology and psychoanalysis, is a feeling that one is inferior to others in some way. Such feelings can arise from an imagined or actual inferiority in the afflicted person.
An inferiority complex would be a blessing, if only the right people had it. ~ Alan Reed

Inferiority is what you enjoy in your best friends. ~ Lord Chesterfield
by xion1187 December 31, 2010
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A belief that in one way or another you are always inferior ot others, usually on a physical attribute. This prevents oen from ascending Maslow's hierarchy of needs.
He holds an inferiority complex against himself because he is 5'6".


She has an inferiority complex about her small breasts.
by Kung-fu Jesus June 24, 2004
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The perception that one is inferior compared to others. Usually developing from conflict between the desire to be noticed and the fear of being humiliated.
My friend Tiff C. has had an inferiority complex, as she always looks down upon herself when talking to or about our other friends.
by Tso Azn April 28, 2008
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People who have an inferiority complex assume other people have a superiority complex, especially tall people. The reality is no one is inferior or superior to the next person, and that every person is also as different as a fingerprint. As long as that's true, equality doesn't exist since equality means exactly the same. Even identical twins are not exactly the same. The trouble is when people take the statement that no two people are the same and turn it into a statement that involves better than or less than.
Guy 1- There's no such thing as true equality, since true equality would mean everyone was exactly the same, and the world would be boring if it were like that.
Guy 2- First off, don't make me feel less than like you're better than me, I'll defend anybody that you make feel that way, we are all equal. You're saying you're better than me.
Guy 1- No, I didn't mention anybody being better or worse than you. I know what I said, I said that equality doesn't exist since no two people are exactly the same, and the world would be boring if they were the same. You're adding the rest and expecting nobody to react to your bullshit. Your inferiority complex is as much to blame for an argument as the attitude you said I had.
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1. Unrealistic feeling of general inadequacy caused by actual or supposed inferiority in a group, generally marked by aggressive behavior and unjustifiable hate
2. The feeling other NYU kids get when they see people from NYU Stern
"yo just hung out with a guy from stern and he was pretty chi-"
"stfu you lil bitch"
"damnn she got dat inferiority complex going strong"
by Leuve August 16, 2016
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