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 for inferiority
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Inferiority \In*fe`ri*or"i*ty\, [Cf. F. inf['e]riorit['e].]
     The state of being inferior; a lower state or condition; as,
     inferiority of rank, of talents, of age, of worth.
     [1913 Webster]
  
           A deep sense of our own great inferiority. --Boyle.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  inferiority
      n 1: the state of being inferior [syn: inferiority, lower
           status, lower rank]
      2: an inferior quality [syn: inferiority, low quality] [ant:
         high quality, superiority]
      3: the quality of being a competitive disadvantage [syn:
         inferiority, unfavorable position]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  128 Moby Thesaurus words for "inferiority":
     aberrance, aberrancy, aberration, abnormality, abnormity,
     amorphism, anomalism, anomalousness, anomaly, arrear, arrearage,
     arrears, badness, baseness, coarseness, commonness, damnability,
     decline, defalcation, default, defectiveness, deficiency, deficit,
     delinquency, derangement, deviation, difference, disability,
     disablement, disqualification, divergence, eccentricity,
     erraticism, evilness, failure, falling short, fourth-rateness,
     heteromorphism, humbleness, imbecility, immateriality,
     imperfection, improperness, inability, inaccuracy, inadequacy,
     inauspiciousness, incapability, incapacitation, incapacity,
     incompetence, incompetency, inconsequence, inconsequentiality,
     inconsiderableness, indifference, ineffectuality, inefficiency,
     ineptitude, inexpedience, infancy, inferiorness, insignificance,
     insufficiency, invalidity, irregularity, irrelevance, juniority,
     legal incapacity, littleness, low priority, lower status,
     lowliness, malevolence, marginality, meanness, mediocrity,
     minority, monstrosity, moral badness, negligibility, peccancy,
     pettiness, picayune, picayunishness, pokiness, poorness, puniness,
     reprehensibility, satellite status, second-rateness, secondariness,
     service, servitorship, shoddiness, short measure, shortage,
     shortcoming, shortfall, slightness, slump, smallness, subjecthood,
     subnormality, subordinacy, subordinate role, subordination,
     subservience, subserviency, superiority, teratism, third-rateness,
     underage, unfavorableness, unfitness, unhealthiness, unimportance,
     unimpressiveness, unkindness, unnaturalism, unnaturalness,
     unnoteworthiness, unpleasantness, unskillfulness, viciousness,
     wardship, wickedness, worthlessness
  
  

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