superiority
index advantage, dint, distinction (reputation), edge (advantage), eminence, hegemony, importance, influence, merit, precedence, predominance, preponderance, prestige, pride, primacy, priority, quality (excellence), status, strength, stress (accent), supremacy, value

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  • Superiority — Su*pe ri*or i*ty, n. [Cf. F. sup[ e]riorit[ e], LL. superioritas.] The quality, state, or condition of being superior; as, superiority of rank; superiority in merit. [1913 Webster] Syn: Pre[ e]minence; excellence; predominancy; prevalence;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • superiority — late 15c., from O.Fr. superiorite or directly from M.L. superioritas, from super “above, over” (see SUPER (Cf. super )) …   Etymology dictionary

  • superiority — [n] advantage, predominance ahead, ascendancy, authority, better, bulge, dominance, edge, eminence, excellence, influence, lead, meliority, nobility, perfection, position, power, predomination, preeminence, preponderance, prestige, prevalence,… …   New thesaurus

  • superiority — ► NOUN ▪ the state of being superior …   English terms dictionary

  • superiority — [sə pir΄ē ôr′ə tē] n. 1. the state or quality of being superior, or higher, greater, better, etc. 2. pl. superiorities an instance of this …   English World dictionary

  • superiority — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ absolute, overwhelming ▪ effortless ▪ Driving the Jaguar gave him a feeling of effortless superiority. ▪ inherent, innate, natural …   Collocations dictionary

  • superiority — n. 1) to achieve, establish superiority 2) to enjoy, hold superiority 3) clear superiority 4) superiority in; over, to * * * [s(j)uːpɪ(ə)rɪ ɒrɪtɪ] establish superiority hold superiority over to clear superiority to achieve …   Combinatory dictionary

  • Superiority — (Roget s Thesaurus) >Supremacy. < N PARAG:Superiority >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 superiority superiority majority Sgm: N 1 greatness greatness &c. 31 Sgm: N 1 advantage advantage Sgm: N 1 pull pull Sgm: N 1 preponderance …   English dictionary for students

  • superiority — su|per|i|or|i|ty [su:ˌpıəriˈɔrıti US suˌpıriˈo: , ˈa: ] n [U] 1.) the quality of being better, more skilful, more powerful etc than other people or things ≠ ↑inferiority superiority of ▪ the supposed superiority of the male sex superiority over ▪ …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • superiority — su|pe|ri|or|i|ty [ su,pıri ɔrəti ] noun uncount 1. ) the fact that one person or thing is better, more powerful, etc. than another: Their country relies heavily on its air superiority. superiority of: They argued for the superiority of private… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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