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inferiority complexnoun [C]

uk   /ɪn.fɪə.riˈɒr.ə.ti ˌkɒm.pleks/  us   /ɪn.fɪr.iˈɔːr.ə.t̬i ˌkɑːm.pleks/
a feeling that you are not as good, as intelligent, as attractive, etc. as other people: He's always had an inferiority complex about his height.
(Definition of inferiority complex from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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inferiority complexnoun [C usually sing]

 us   /ɪnˌfɪər·iˈɔr·ɪ·t̬i ˌkɑm·pleks, -ˈɑr-/
a feeling that you are less important, intelligent, or skillful than other people.
(Definition of inferiority complex from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “inferiority complex”
in Chinese (Simplified) 自卑情结,自卑感…
in Chinese (Traditional) 自卑情結,自卑感…
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