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Dictionary entry overview: What does inferiority complex mean?
• INFERIORITY COMPLEX (noun)
The noun INFERIORITY COMPLEX has 1 sense:
1. a sense of personal inferiority arising from conflict between the desire to be noticed and the fear of being humiliated
Familiarity information: INFERIORITY COMPLEX used as a noun is very rare.
Dictionary entry details
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A sense of personal inferiority arising from conflict between the desire to be noticed and the fear of being humiliated
Nouns denoting feelings and emotions
Hypernyms ("inferiority complex" is a kind of...):
complex ((psychoanalysis) a combination of emotions and impulses that have been rejected from awareness but still influence a person's behavior)
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