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inferiority complex

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Psychology, psychiatry
inferiority complexinˌferiˈority ˌcomplex noun [countable usually singular]  MPa continuous feeling that you are much less important, clever etc than other people
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inferiority complexThis obviously affects them as they grow up, giving them an inferiority complex.Atlanta is on a massive ego trip, mixed with a congenital inferiority complex that makes Atlantans overly eager to impress others.
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